UPDATE: VSP: Person killed in Wise County crash identified as 59-year-old Ohio man


WISE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) — UPDATE – The Virginia State Police have identified the driver killed in a single-vehicle crash in Wise County as a 59-year-old man from Ohio.

According to VSP, Frank M. Sloan, of Castalia, Ohio, died at the scene of the crash on Route 23 on Tuesday night.

Sloan was driving a 2004 GMC Sierra head north when he ran off the road and overturned near the 49 mile marker.

Sloan was wearing his seatbelt.

The crash is still under investigation.

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Authorities say one person was killed in a Tuesday evening crash in Wise County.

According to Virginia State Police, a vehicle was traveling north on Route 23 when it ran off the road and overturned near the 49 mile marker before 7 p.m.

VSP says one person was killed and no other vehicles were involved.

The victim’s name has not been released.

The crash remains under investigation.

This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.

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