Police investigate fatal Bedford County crash


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BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A Bedford man is dead after a two vehicle crash on Route 714 Wednesday afternoon.

The driver of one of the vehicles, an ATV, Herbert Nelson Martin, 83, of Bedford, Va. died on the scene. Investigators with the Virgina State Police determined that Martin was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the other vehicle, a Subaru, was not injured. 60-year-old Russel K. Alden, was wearing a seat belt.

The Virginia State Police Reconstruction Team was called to assist with the investigation, which is ongoing.

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