Virginia State Police Trooper T.D. Walker responded to a single-vehicle crash in Prince Edward County Tuesday (Aug. 27, 2013). The crash occurred at 12:00 p.m. on Route 307 less than a mile north of Route 731. A 1998 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling south on Highway 307 when it crossed over the centerline and ran off the left side of the road. The vehicle then struck a tree and overturned. The vehicle came to rest down an embankment. Emergency personnel from Rice Volunteer Fire Department and Prince Edward County Volunteer Rescue Squad responded to the scene and rigged up a rope harness to allow responders safe access down the embankment to the truck. The driver, Elmore N. Hurt, 69, of Rice, Va., died at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt. The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.