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UPDATED: Hillsville man killed in Cana Route 52 crash

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11:48 p.m.


Virginia State Police named the person who died in the crash as 22-year-old James Lineberry, of Hillsville.

Troopers believe Lineberry was driving a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire north on Route 52, when the car crossed the center line, and hit a 1999 Chevrolet Trailblazer going south head-on.  A 2003 Toyota sedan then rear-ended the Trailblazer.

Investigators say Lineberry was not wearing a seatbelt.

EMTs took the driver and passenger from the Trailblazer to a hospital for treatment of non-serious injuries.  The Toyota's driver luckily was not hurt.

State Police are still trying to figure out what caused the crash.

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4:40 p.m.

Virginia State Police are investigating a deadly crash that took place in Carroll County Tuesday afternoon.

According to State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller, the crash happened on Route 52 in the northern part of Cana, around 2:44 p.m.

One person died in the crash.

The collision blocked all lanes of Route 52 for more than an hour.

Geller said the investigation is ongoing.

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