One person was killed and four were hospitalized after a single-vehicle crash Wednesday in Campbell County, police said.
Virginia State Police did not release the name of the deceased, pending notification of next of kin.
Police responded at 6:58 p.m. Wednesday to the crash in the 7300 block of Wards Road, near Goldy's Truck Stop. A vehicle had run off the road and down an embankment, police said in a news release.
One passenger was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. The driver and three other passengers were taken to a hospital for treatment.
A crash reconstruction team is investigating.
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