Roanoke Man Killed in Crash on Route 40

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

fatal crash generic 1518307674435.jpg 11640429 ver1.0 1280 720FRANKLIN COUNTY - A Roanoke man is dead and two others injured following a crash on Route 40 Saturday afternoon, state police say.

Anthony Sanzo, 83, was driving a 2002 Toyota Camry west on Route 40 just east of Ayers Road when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, lost control, and crossed the center line hitting a 2015 Kia Optima. Sanzo was not wearing his seatbelt.

The driver of the Optima, Teresa Ward, 51, of Roanoke and her passenger, Gina Trent, 37, of Lexington were transported by EMS from the crash scene. Both were wearing their seatbelts, state police say,

The crash happened around 4:44 p.m. 

State police continue to investigate.

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