Crash

Alejandro R. Mayhew, 23, of Gretna, died in a Friday evening crash involving this 1997 Dodge Ram in Halifax County.

A 23-year-old Gretna man died in a single-vehicle Friday evening crash in Halifax County, the Virginia State Police report.

Alejandro R. Mayhew was driving a 1997 Dodge Ram north on Cody Road — less than a mile north of Golden Leaf Road — shortly before 6 p.m. Friday, according to Virginia State Police spokesperson Corinne Geller.

The truck ran off the left side of the roadway and into trees, police report. Mayhew, who was not wearing a seat belt, died at the scene.

Authorities are still investigating.