VSP: Driver killed in Lee County after vehicle crashes into mobile home


LEE COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – A man was ejected from his vehicle and killed in a Lee County crash Tuesday night, according to the Virginia State Police.

A VSP release states the crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. on Route 58-A in the Ben Hur community.

The release states a 1998 Jeep Cherokee was headed west on the roadway when it arrived at a curve, left the road and hit a concrete wall. The Jeep then hit four nearby parked vehicles before going airborne.

According to VSP, the Jeep went airborne and crashed into a single-wide trailer. The trailer was unoccupied at the time of the crash.

A release from VSP reports the driver of the Jeep, Rocky Lee Allen Wood, 33, of Lee County, was ejected from the vehicle. Allen was killed during the crash.

According to VSP, Wood had not been wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Speed is a suspected factor.

No one else was injured in the crash, according to VSP.

The crash remains under investigation.

Editor’s note: Virginia State Police originally identified the driver of the Jeep as Ricky L. Allen. VSP later issued a correction identifying the driver as Rocky Lee Allen Wood. This story has been updated with the corrected information.

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