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Fatal crash in Carroll County

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Virginia State Police Sr. Trooper R.B. Phipps is still investigating a fatal multi-vehicle traffic crash in Carroll County. The crash occurred at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 22) on Route 52, less than a mile north of Route 688.
 
A 2000 Pontiac Sunfire was traveling north on Route 52 when it crossed the centerline and struck a southbound 1999 Chevrolet Trailblazer head-on. A southbound 2003 Toyota sedan then rear-ended the Trailblazer.
 
The driver of the Sunfire, James C. Lineberry,  22, of Hillsville, Va., died at the scene. Lineberry was not wearing a seat belt.
 
The driver and passenger of the Trailblazer, both residents of North Carolina, suffered minor injuries and were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
 
The driver of the Toyota was not injured in the crash.
 
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
 
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