A vehicle crash in the 16000 block of Stewartsville Road (Route 24) on Friday resulted in the death of a Vinton man.

At around 6:30 p.m., Gerald W. Fairchild, 63, of Vinton was driving a 1994 Ford Econoline E150 van when he allegedly struck a tractor-trailer that was stopped at a crossover attempting to turn left onto Irene Drive in the Stewartsville area.

Fairchild reportedly died at the scene.

The wreck is under investigation by the Virginia State Police.

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