VSP: Crash in Lee County leaves one dead, driver identified


LEE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – An early Monday single-vehicle fatal crash in Lee County has led to an investigation from the Virginia State Police.

According to Virginia State Police Division IV – Wytheville, the crash occurred at 12:13 a.m. in the 300 block of Middle Wallens Creek Road.

VSP reports a 1994 Ford Mustang was traveling eastbound when it ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree.

The driver killed during the crash was identified by VSP as Gary Lawson. Lawson was the only occupant of the vehicle and died at the scene.

Lawson’s vehicle was traveling east on the route when the crash occurred.

No other details were immediately available.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned with News Channel 11 online and on-air for updates.

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