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UPDATE: Man killed in car accident on Bent Mountain Road

Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:38:38 AM EST
Updated On: Aug 20 2013 05:14:59 AM EDT
Car accident

MGN Online

UPDATE:

 James Penn of Check died when his car went off the road and hit a tree.

 It happened just before 7:00 p.m. last night on Bent Mountain Road near Rocky Road not far from the Floyd County line.

Police say Penn was wearing a seat belt, he wasn't drinking, and that the weather didn't cause the crash.

Bent Mountain Road was closed for hours last night, but it is back open this morning.

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UPDATE:

Bent Mountain Road has been reopened to traffic.

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Roanoke County Police say Bent Mountain Road is closed in both directions because of a traffic crash at Rocky Road.

Police are asking drivers to find another way around the area.

Expect delays on this road.

This is a developing story.