Justin Christopher Love, 31, of Thaxton, was killed in a single vehicle accident early Christmas Day.
According to State Police, Love's 1989 Ford van went of the left side of Va. 1022, about three-tenths of a mile from it's intersetion with Va. 24. The van rolled over an embankment and struck several trees before coming to rest. Love, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident, which occurred at 2:15 a.m., is still under investigation and State Police have not yet determined its cause