Driver identified in fatal two-car crash in Franklin County Friday


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia State Police investigating a fatal two vehicle car crash on Friday night.

Police say a Honda Accord was traveling west on Route 969 at the intersection with Route 611, when the vehicle crossed the center lines and struck a Chevrolet Impala head-on.

The driver of the Honda was identified as James Wesley Matthews, 60, of Penhook, Va. Matthews was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene.

There is no information on the driver of the Chevrolet at this time.

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