FRANKLIN COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Jesse Chance, of Rocky Mount, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a Monday afternoon two-vehicle crash in Franklin County.

Chance, 18, was killed in a vehicle crash involving a dump truck near Rocky Mount Monday afternoon.


According to reports, Chance was operating a vehicle on US-220 near US-40 interchange in Rocky Mount, when the vehicle came into contact with a dump truck around 3 p.m. Monday.

Chance was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the dump truck was not injured in the crash.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the young father:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Franklin County is a county located in the Blue Ridge foothills of the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 56,159. Its county seat is Rocky Mount. Franklin County is part of the Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area and is located in the Roanoke Region of Virginia – Wikipedia.

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