Franklin County crash claims life of Ferrum man on Tuesday

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A Ferrum man is dead following a fatal crash in Franklin County Tuesday afternoon.

According to Virginia State Police, a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling north on Route 623 — about one-and-a-half miles north of Route 605 — when the vehicle ran off the side of the road, ran over a retaining wall, and overturned at approximately 3:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Police say the driver of the Jeep — identified as 54-year-old Cary Daniel Woody — was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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