March 8, 2014
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY -- A Mt. Crawford man died Thursday evening after his pick-up overturned in a single vehicle crash on Timber Ridge Road in Rockingham County.
James Edward Harris, 47 of Mt. Crawford was driving his Chevrolet pick-up westbound on Rt. 668 near Rt. 605 around 7:55PM Thursday evening when he ran off the road and up an embankment, overturning the vehicle. Harris was ejected from the pick-up during the crash.
Harris and his passenger, James Edward Harris Jr., his son, were both transported to Rockingham Memorial Hospital.
The driver, James Harris died shortly after 9PM as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.
Virginia State Police investigators say that alcohol and speed were contributing factors.