State Police: Alcohol believed to be factor in fatal Bedford County crash

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BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia State Police are investigating a single car crash that left a man dead early Saturday morning.

Officials say a Ford F-250 was traveling east on Route 24 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment, crossed the roadway, and struck a tree.

The driver has been identified as Brian Michael Martin, 35, of Evington, Va. He was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.

Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The crash is currently under investigation.

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