Click for NEWS Click for SPORTS Click for ACCENT Click for COLUMNS Click for OPINION Click for OBITUARIES Click for CALENDAR Click for CLASSIFIEDS Click for ARCHIVES Click for LAKE  
 Monday, April 20, 2015
Serving The Land Between the Lakes - Philpott and Smith Mountain
News Search   


The Franklin News-Post
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
Fax: 540-483-8013

N.C. truck driver killed Monday on Grassy Hill Road

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

By K.A. WAGONER - Staff Writer

A North Carolina man was killed Monday night when the tractor-trailer he was driving ran off Grassy Hill Road.

Frank Junior Gibbs, 64, of Reidsville, N.C., was traveling south on Grassy Hill Road in a 2000 Volvo tractor-trailer when the rig ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree, according to Sgt. Rob Carpentieri with the Virginia State Police.

Gibbs was wearing a seat belt. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Carpentieri said.

The fatality occurred about 10 p.m. Monday on Route 919, just south of Route 709 (Blue Bend Road).

Penny Hodges - Click for Website
Weichert - Click for Website
Adam Lynch - Click for Website
Alpine Photography Studios - Click for Website
Harvester Center - Town of Rocky Mount - Click for Website
Billy and Julie Kingery - Click for Website
Angie McGhee-Quality Realty - Click for Website