County Man Dies In Single-Vehicle Accident

Darryl Woodson

Saturday, April 15 - A Brownsburg man died overnight in a single-vehicle accident near Fairfield.

According to the Virginia State Police, Roy Wade Swisher, 71, was killed after his 1977 Sierra pickup truck ran off the right side of the roadway on Sterrett Road, four tenths of a mile west of Ridge Road. He overcorrected, crossed the roadway and struck the guardrail. He was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. The accident occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

Trooper R. W. Miller is investigating the accident.


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