BEDFORD COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — William Davis Canfield, of Forest, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a Friday fatal vehicle crash in Bedford County.

Bill Canfield, 55, was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Friday morning in Forest. Virginia State Police say Canfield experienced a medical emergency before the crash.


According to officials, Canfield was operating a Jeep Cherokee on Perrowville Road near Farmington Drive in Forest, when the vehicle exited the vehicle and wrecked around 7 a.m. Friday.

Canfield, who had ties to Lynchburg, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials did not say how they concluded Canfield experienced a medial episode.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Bedford County is a United States county located in the Piedmont region of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its county seat is the town of Bedford, which was an independent city from 1968 until rejoining the county in 2013 – Wikipedia.