VSP investigating fatal crash in Rockingham County

VSP investigating fatal crash in Rockingham County
Virginia State Police (FILE) (Source: WVIR)

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Rockingham County Tuesday night.

Police say a 2000 Ford Contour ran off the side of Route 259, near Bergton Road, and collided with several trees around 11 p.m. Tuesday, August 4.

The driver, 33-year-old Jeffrey W. Causey of Linville, died at the scene. Investigators say Causey was not wearing a seat belt.

VSP says alcohol and speed are being considered factors in the cause of the crash.

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