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Two Dead In Augusta Crash

Two Dead In Augusta Crash

Two people were killed in a crash Friday in Augusta County. It happened at around noon on Route 254 near Route 42 in Buffalo Gap. A truck hauling cattle collided with a car. State Police say the driver of the car, 52-year-old Galen L. Adkins of Augusta Springs, and the passenger, 70-year-old Roy J. Jackson, also of Augusta Springs, died at the scene. The driver of the truck, 79-year-old Murray E. Campbell of Greenville, was taken to UVA Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The cause of the crash remains under investigation by State Police.