VSP: Two dead after head-on collision in Botetourt County

Roanoke Valley News

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Two drivers are dead following a head-on collision in Botetourt County Friday afternoon.

Virginia State Police say the two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 12:20 p.m. on Friday, May 28 along Route 11 near Valley Road.

According to police, a 2000 Ford E-250 was heading north on Route 11 when it crossed the center line and hit a 1998 Chevrolet 1500 pickup head-on.

The driver of the Ford — identified by authorities as 41-year-old Jeffrey Shane Bradford of Bedford — was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene of the crash.

Meanwhile, the Chevrolet driver — 58-year-old Tracy Scott Firestone of Troutville — was not wearing his seatbelt either and also died at the scene, according to Virginia State Police.

The investigation into this crash is still ongoing, police say.

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