New Castle man killed in Route 311 accident Wednesday morning

A New Castle man driving a dump truck was killed in an accident on Route 311 in Craig County on Wednesday morning.

Virginia State Police say Louie Frango was headed north on Route 311 near the intersection with Jockey Moore Lane when his dump truck went off the road and hit a tree. The accident happened around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Frango, 72, was not wearing a seat belt, according to Virginia State Police. He was pronounced dead at the scene.