The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search
News

Belk buyers stress desire to build on its traditions

Charlotte, N.C. retailer with local store – and historic South Boston ties – sells to private equity firm for $3 bill

Cancer Association moves to new Halifax office

Main Street location acquired with the help of late anonymous patient

Scam callers demand bill pay for power


Sports

Comets dominate in season opener

Halifax County High School varsity football enjoyed some positives from its season opening, 38-18 win over Patrick County.

Community


Opinion


A&E

News

Skipwith man dies in single-car crash

SoVaNow.com / April 17, 2013
Herman Parrish Sr., 62, was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Sunday morning near the intersection of State Route 49 and Middle School Road in Skipwith.

According to the report filed by Virginia State Trooper J.J. Kempo, around 9:30 Sunday morning Parrish’s 2003 Cadillac ran off the road to the left before striking a tree and a fence. Parrish died at the scene.

The exact cause of the accident is unknown, and no charges are pending.

Parrish, who lived in Skipwith with his wife Catherine, was a Vietnam War Army veteran. He was retired after working 30 years for Verizon Communications.

Parrish will be buried April 20 with military honors.

Tell-a-Friend | Submit a Comment

1173

Comments

I'm sorry that he passed away. I heard that some high school students are responsible and there was some road rage on their part that hurt Mr. Parrish.

Comments

I am sorry about what happen to Herman Parrish(distance cousin)and if that's true that someone else was involved I know that our Sheriff Department will do their best to capture who is responsible! I send out my condolences to the family.


Sports Coverage

See complete sports coverage for Halifax and Mecklenburg counties.