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Update: Police Identify Man Killed in Campbell Co. Accident

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Update Wednesday:

Campbell Co., VA - State Police have identified the man killed in a crash in Campbell County Tuesday night.

Officer say Jerry Payne, 59, of Forest died.

They responded the accident just after 8 p.m. near the intersection of Lawyers Road and Cooks Branch Road.

Troopers say Payne ran off side of Lawyers Road and hit a tree causing his SUV to go down an embankment and flip.

Payne was the only person in the vehicle. Troopers say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

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Campbell Co., VA - State Police are investigating a fatal accident in Campbell County Tuesday night. The accident happened just around 8:00 p.m. near the intersection of Lawyers Road and Cooks Branch Road.

Troopers say the driver of an SUV was going south on Lawyers Road when he struck a tree. The SUV then went 60 feet over an embankment, with the SUV landing upside on the roof. The driver died at the scene.

Troopers say he was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver was the only one in the vehicle. Troopers have yet to release the victims name.

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