Virginia State Police Trooper T. A. Mackian is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on June 21. The crash occurred at 12:58 am on Route 628 one mile south of Route 758 in Floyd County.
A 1995 Ford F-250 pickup was traveling northbound on Route 628 when it ran off the roadway on the right side, down an embankment and struck a tree, according to the Virginia State Police.
The 1995 Ford was driven by Jason P. Bolen, 25 of Hillsville, VA. James Colen Newman, 20 of Dugspur, VA was a passenger in the Ford pickup and died at the scene.
Bolen and two other passengers, Michael Hayes, 20, and Dillion Caviness, 23, were transported by EMS from the scene.
Virginia State Police reconstruction was called to the scene. Charges are pending, the Virginia State Police said in a press release. The crash remains under investigation.