Driver dies days later after crashing into pole in front of E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The driver who crashed into a utility pole in front of E.C. Glass High School died of his injuries earlier this month.

The crash occurred on Feb. 4, at 4:50 p.m. on Memorial Drive, according to Lynchburg Police. The driver, Robert Preston Petty, 54, of Lynchburg, was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Petty later died on Feb. 9, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation.

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