Update: Axton Man Dies in Crash on Rt 58 in Pittsylvania Co.
Danville, VA- State Police say an Axton man died in a single-vehicle accident on Route 58 just outside of Danville Saturday night.
Officials say it happened at 7:30 p.m. on Route 58 about .25 miles east of Route 855 in Pittsylvania County.
Officials say Tonche Maurice Hodge, 39, of Axton, was killed in the one-car accident. They say Tonche was driving eastbound on Route 58 when he ran off the right side of the road and hit an embankment, causing the car to hit a tree. Officials say Hodge was not wearing a seatbelt, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Virginia State Police are investigating the accident.