One person dies in crash on Bent Mountain Road

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Roanoke County Police have confirmed one person is dead after a car crash in Roanoke County.

They say just before 3pm on Sunday, a dump truck with a full load of dirt and gravel was traveling northbound on Bent Mountain Road.

It hit head-on a four-door sedan traveling southbound.

Police say both vehicles ran over the ravine. 

As of 5:30pm on Sunday, Bent Mountain Rd is closed between the 7900 block and 8300 block.

Drivers should avoid this area.

Bypass routes include the Blue Ridge Parkway and Sugar Camp Creek Road.

The Roanoke County Police Department, Roanoke County Fire & Rescue and VDOT are on scene and working to open up one lane.

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