A 40-year-old man was killed Friday in a single-vehicle traffic crash on Va. Route 55, according to a Virginia State Police press release. The crash occurred at 1:55 p.m. near the intersection with O'Bannon Road.
John V. Barr, of The Plains, was driving a 2019 Jeep Cherokee west when he "failed to maneuver a curve, ran off the right side of the roadway and collided with a tree," the press release said. The vehicle caught fire after the collusion.
Barr, who was wearing a seat belt, died at the scene. An investigation was ongoing as of Monday, according to the state police.