Franktown Man Dies in Route 13 Head-On Crash

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Staff Report —

A Northampton County man died of his injuries late Monday after his vehicle struck a tractor-trailer near Exmore.

John Scott Webb, 50, of Franktown, was driving a 2014 Volkswagen Passat southbound on Route 13 when he ran off the road, struck the median, and hit a 2002 tractor-trailer head-on in the northbound lanes of the highway, according to Sgt. Michelle Anaya, Virginia State Police spokeswoman.

The crash happened north of Brickhouse Drive at around 10:13 p.m.

Webb was wearing his seatbelt and alcohol was not a contributing factor, according to Anaya.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing.