BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia State Police have released the identity of a man who was killed in a crash Friday evening near Vinton.
According to Virginia State Police, Gerald W. Fairchild, 63, of Vinton was driving a 1994 Ford Econoline E150 van when it collided with a tractor-trailer that was stopped in the crossover on Route 24 to make a left turn onto Irene Drive.
Editor’s Note: In an article posted Friday night, WFXR News mentioned that the crash occurred in Roanoke County. However, due to incorrect information submitted to WFXR News, the crash actually occurred in Bedford County.
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