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BREAKING NEWS: Fieldale resident killed in wreck
Early this morning on U.S. 220 in Henry County
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
By BULLETIN STAFF REPORTS -
An early morning accident left a Fieldale resident dead, according to a news release from the Virginia State Police.
The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. 220 North, one-tenth of a mile south of Route 849 in Henry County, the release said. A 2004 Ford Explorer was traveling north on U.S. 220 when it ran off the right side of the road, went down an embankment and struck a tree, the release said.
The driver, Tyre Nauzea Johnson, 29, of Fieldale, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the release. Johnson was not wearing a seat belt, the release added.
The investigation is continuing.