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.