One person is dead after crash in Tazewell County

Virginia News

JEWELL RIDGE, VA (WVNS) — One person has died after a crash in Tazewell County.

On Sunday, July 18, 2021, Virginia State Police responded to the crash on Jewell Ridge Rd. We’re told only one vehicle was involved.

According to a press release, a Ford Explorer ran off the right side of the road and hit a guardrail. It then went down an embankment, overturned and hit several trees.

The driver, Christopher R. Brown, 45, of Jewell Ridge, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt, according to Virginia State Police.

There were two other people in the vehicle at the time of the crash. They had minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.  

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