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Hardy man dies after wreck

A man from Hardy died Monday, Oct. 3, from injuries received from a single-vehicle crash Thursday, Sept. 29, in Franklin County, according to Virginia State Police today. The crash occurred at 3:17 a.m. Sept. 29 on Route 678, one tenth of a mile south of Route 688 in Franklin County.
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Man dies after vehicle crash in Franklin County

From Virginia State Police– Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash, which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred September 29th , at 3:17 a.m. on Route 678, one tenth of a mile south of Route 688 in Franklin County. A 2004 Jeep Cherokee was traveling north on...
FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA
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Woman dies after being hit with car in Roanoke parking lot

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - A woman was killed Monday while she was walking in a parking lot and was hit with a car, according to Roanoke Police. The incident happened around noon Monday in the 2300 block of Franklin Road SW. Officers who responded to the 9-1-1 call found a woman with critical injuries in the parking lot of Carilion Clinic’s Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences.
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80 year-old Man Dies in Franklin County Crash

Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash, which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred Thursday, (Sept 29) at 3:17 a.m. on Route 678, one tenth of a mile south of Route 688 in Franklin County. A 2004 Jeep Cherokee was traveling north on Route 678, when the vehicle...
FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA
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Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Roanoke, police say

ROANOKE, Va. – A woman is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Roanoke, according to Roanoke Police. Police said they responded to the 2300 block of Franklin Road SW for a call of a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Monday around noon. When officers arrived at...
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Hardy man dies after crash on Route 678

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — An 80-year-old man from Hardy died from car crash injuries on Monday, Virginia State Police said. On Thursday Raymond Chisom was driving around 3:15 a.m. on Route 678 in a Jeep. The car ran off the road and struck a tree. He was transported...
HARDY, VA
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80-year-old man dies after crashing in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – An 80-year-old man lost his life after crashing in Franklin County on Route 678 on Thursday, Sept. 29, according to Virginia State Police. Authorities say Raymond Leon Chisom, 80, of Hardy, was driving north in a 2004 Jeep Cherokee when he ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA
WSET

Tractor-trailer engulfed in flames on I-81

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — A tractor-trailer was engulfed in flames on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County on Monday afternoon. At approximately 12:56 p.m. the Christiansburg Volunteer Fire Dept. and Christiansburg Rescue were sent to a vehicle fire at I-81 South at Mile Marker 120. When crews arrived they...
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School bus and vehicle crash in Roanoke closes road

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — A school bus and vehicle were involved in a crash Monday morning with a section of Peters Creek road closed. Around 6:30 law enforcement received a call about the crash. There is no indication that students were on the bus, and no injuries have been...
ROANOKE, VA
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Franklin County man dies from injuries in SUV wreck

A single-vehicle wreck that occurred early Thursday in Franklin County has claimed the life of county resident. Virginia State Police said Raymond Leon Chisom, 80, of Hardy died Monday from injuries he suffered four days earlier. A 2004 Jeep Cherokee driven by Chisom was northbound on Virginia 678 at 3:17...
FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA
WSET

Trapped passenger rescued from car in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — A passenger was trapped in their vehicle Wednesday after it went off the road in Roanoke. The Orange Avenue on-ramp at 581 South was the location of the accident, Roanoke Fire EMS said. Photos show a car stuck between trees with personnel working on retrieval....
ROANOKE, VA
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Residents remain displaced after deadly fire as investigation continues

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Dozens of elderly and disabled individuals remain displaced after a devastating fire occurred at the Stratford Village apartments late last Tuesday, leaving one person killed and several others injured. Property Manager, Alex Fekas says about eight people might have to find a new place to...
ROANOKE, VA
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Carport fire on Gatewood Ave. SW in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WSET) — Roanoke Fire-EMs crews responded to a carport fire on Sunday. This incident happened at the 5000 block of Gatewood Avenue SW. The department said there were no injuries reported. The fire was determined to be accidental, with damages to the structure and content estimated at...
ROANOKE, VA
WSET

Injured hiker reported at Cascade Trail on the Blue Ridge Parkway

BEDFORD, Va. (WSET) — The Bedford Fire and County Fire Rescue Department was dispatched to the Cascade Trail on the Blue Ridge Parkway for the report of an injured hiker. Units arrived on the scene and accessed the individual who had an obvious lower extremity injury the department said.
BEDFORD, VA
WSLS

Salem fire displaces four people

SALEM, Va. – The Salem Fire & EMS Department responded to a structure fire at 423 9th Street Sunday morning at approximately 3:35 a.m. Four people were inside the building at the time, and all were able to escape without injury. The crews arrived within six minutes of receiving...
SALEM, VA