DICKENSON COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – Virginia state troopers are investigating a single-vehicle crash in southwest Virginia. According to Virginia State Police, the crash happened around 12:45 a.m. in Dickenson County.
Officers say a Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling northbound on Indian Creek Road in the 1400 block when it ran off the side of the road and struck an embankment.
The driver, 46-year-old Michael Blankenship of Grundy was pronounced dead at the scene.
VSP says no passengers were in the SUV at the time of the crash.