Route 221 wreck kills 25-year-old Lynchburg man

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. - State police are investigating a wreck that killed a 25-year-old Lynchburg man. 

It happened around 7:30 Wednesday morning on Route 221 at its intersection with Route 671 in Bedford County. 

State police say a 1995 Buick LeSabre was traveling on Route 671 and stopped for the stop sign at Route 221.  The Buick then failed to yield the right of way and was hit by a 2011 Dodge Avenger.  Afterward, the Buick traveled through a yard and then hit a home. 

The driver of the 1995 Buick was identified as Jon Stephen Leotti. He was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital where he later died. According to state police, he was wearing his seat belt. 

The driver of the 2011 Dodge was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

No one at the home was hurt. 


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