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Kingsport man killed in Southwest Virginia crash

By Julie Newman
Published On: Sep 02 2013 10:45:24 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 02 2013 12:37:48 PM CDT
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LEE COUNTY, Va. -

Virginia State Police have identified the man who died in a crash in Lee County, Virginia. 

Troopers tell News 5 the victim was 58-year-old Jeffrey A. Stapleton of Kingsport. The crash happened around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon on Route 23, near mile marker 28.

The car was traveling south when it ran off the road, hit a culvert and overturned. Troopers say Stapleton was thrown from the car and died on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.