State police: Alcohol believed to be factor in fatal Henry County crash

Jeffrey Valentine died at the scene

HENRY COUNTY, Va. - State police are investigating a crash that killed a 60-year-old Henry County man Saturday afternoon. 

It happened around 2:30 p.m. on Route 641 in Henry County, close to Route 686. 

According to state police, a 2008 Mini Cooper 2 was traveling south on Route 641 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, crossed the road to the left side and hit an embankment.

The driver was identified as Jeffrey Leon Valentine, 60, of Ridgeway.  State police say he was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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