Accident claims life of local teen, injures 4 more

An accident on U.S. Rte. 29 in Campbell County killed one teen and injured four more on Wednesday.

According to officials, the one car crash happened when a vehicle went off the highway and down an embankment in the vicinity of Goldy's Truck Stop and Concrete World in the 7300 block of Ward's Road around 7:00 p.m.

The driver and three passengers were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. According to reports, another passenger was partially ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. 

While state police have not released the name of the victim, various sources have stated that the teens were from Altavista.

This is a developing story, and the crash is still under investigation.