State Police Investigating Fatal Bedford Co. Crash

BEDFORD CO. – Virginia State Police Senior Trooper M.D. Mayhew is investigating a single vehicle crash which resulted in a fatality.

The crash occurred Thursday (Mar 4) at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Route 654, eight tenths of a mile south of Route 655 in Bedford County.  The vehicle was discovered by a passer-by at 5:57 a.m.

A 1978 Mercedes 240D was traveling north on Route 654 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

The driver was identified as Luke Scott Gray, 30, of Damascus, MD.  Mr. Gray was not wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.