The Virginia State Police are continuing to investigate a two-vehicle crash that resulted in two fatalities. The crash occurred Friday, Nov 5, at 10:06 a.m. on Virginia 57, one tenth of a mile west of Virginia 687 in Henry County.
A 2016 Kia Soul was traveling east on Virginia 57, when the vehicle crossed the centerline and allegedly struck a 1999 Lincoln Town Car head-on.
The Kia was driven by Rico Thadeaus Scales, 34, of Spencer.
Scales was not wearing his seatbelt and was transported to Atrium Health, Wake Forest Baptist, where he later died.
The passenger, Kimberly D. Lawson, 35, also was injured and transported to a local hospital; Lawson was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The Lincoln was driven by Bruce Clifton Joyce, 78, of Bassett. Joyce was wearing his seatbelt and died at the scene.