Despite rain, state police say weather wasn't to blame for fatality
Monday, July 8, 2013 at 7:21 am (Updated: July 8, 10:27 pm)
HILLSVILLE — An Auburn Township, Ohio, man died in a head-on crash Sunday at 6 p.m. on U.S. 58, just east of the Snake Creek bridge.
Virginia State Police identified the man as 62-year-old Mark C. Brostek, according to a report by Trooper Dean Horton.
Both the Laurel Fork and Hillsville fire departments were called to the scene to help with extrication of patients from the GMC Sierra driven by Brostek and the other vehicle involved, a Ford Econoline van driven by James A. Martin, 43, of Columbus, Ohio.
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