Pittsylvania County, VA Auto Wreck, Oct 2014

PITTSYLVANIA CO., Va. -

A crash killed a Danville man in Pittsylvania County early Friday morning on Route 878.

Frankie Lynn Betterton II., 24, ran off of the side of the road and hit a tree around 2 a.m., according to state police. The crash happened about a mile north of Route 58.

Betterton died on the scene. He was wearing a seat belt.

Four of his passengers were injured. Two were airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, and the others went to Danville Regional Medical Center.

Their ages and names have not been released.

Friday Oct 24, 2014