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Update: Victim identified in deadly crash in Russell County

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UPDATE: VSP has identified the victim as 22-year-old Justin L. Miller of Honaker, Virginia.

Police say he lost control while traveling west on Route 80, crossed the center line and hit a tractor-trailer heading eastbound head on.

Miller was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police say both drivers were wearing their seatbelts, and the investigation remains under investigation.

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The Virginia State Police confirmed one person has died following a head-on crash involving an 18-wheeler and compact car in Russell County Thursday afternoon.

The report said the wreck occurred just before 3:30 p.m. on Route 80 near Honaker.

The investigation is still under investigation.

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