breaking news (Virginia State Police5)

TAZEWELL, Va. — A Tazewell County man was killed in a vehicle crash Saturday evening on Route 609.

Virginia State Police said Timmy J. Ball, 54, of Pounding Mill, Va., died at the scene.

A VSP Trooper responded to the single-vehicle crash at 7:59 p.m. on Route 609, less than a mile north of Rt. 19.

A 2002 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck ran off the right side of the road, struck several trees and overturned down an embankment.

Ball was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

Contact Charles Boothe at cboothe@bdtonline.com.

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