PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police Trooper W.W. McGraw is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Pittsylvania County. The crash occurred Sunday at 1 a.m. on Berry Hill Road near Duncan Drive.
A 2004 Volvo XC70 was traveling north through a curve in the 1200 block of Berry Hill Road when it ran off the right side of the highway and struck an embankment. The vehicle overturned and the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the vehicle.
The driver, Martin W. Rust, 48, of Danville, Va., was flown from the scene to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He died later Sunday morning at the hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.