09/30/2019 Release from Virginia State Police:

Virginia State Police Trooper M. Brill is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred Sept. 26, 2019 at 8:20 p.m. on Route 601, less than a mile north of Route 682.

A 2000 Buick LeSabre was traveling south on Route 601 when it ran off the left side of the highway and struck a tree.

The driver, Kyle D. Peters, 26, of Craigsville, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.