Hampton man killed in Isle of Wight crash

Posted at 11:39 AM, Oct 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-10 11:39:28-04

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY, Va. – A 36-year-old Hampton man was killed in a crash late Saturday night in Isle of Wight County, according to Virginia State Police.

Police say the crash occurred at approximately 10:38 p.m. on southbound Route 709 (Water Works Road) south of Route 258 (Courthouse Highway).

Linwood Morris Barnes, 36, was driving a 2001 GS300 Lexus southbound on Route 709 when he ran off the road and hit a culvert, which caused the vehicle to go up an embankment and roll over.

Barnes was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. It is unknown at this time whether alcohol played a factor.