Virginia State Police issued a press release regarding a fatal motor vehicle accident in Campbell County involving an Appomattox resident. 

At 10:02 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19, Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 24 (Village Highway) just east of Virginia Circle.

A 2004 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling west on Route 24 when it ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree.

The driver, Clarence A. Bailey, III, 74, of Appomattox, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.