Craig County crash one of many on Va. highways over holiday weekend


CRAIG COUNTY (WSLS 10) – An investigation is underway Tuesday morning after a car crash killed a 21-year-old in Craig County.

Virginia State Police say Jesse Brookman died Saturday after his truck struck another vehicle head-on while driving on Route 611.

Police say two other men were in the vehicle. They are both recovering in the hospital. None of them were wearing seat belts.

All three men are from Covington.

State police say six people lost their lives in traffic crashes over the holiday weekend, down from eight last year.

Troopers arrested 145 drivers for DUI statewide and cited over 11,600 speeders and more than 3,000 reckless drivers.


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