A Slanesville man died Thursday afternoon in a single-car crash on the Slanesville Pike.
Richard Hawkins, 60, was about 5 miles west of the Slanesville General Store just after 3 p.m. when his 2003 Kia ran off the road and struck a tree.
The vehicle’s only occupant, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Fire companies from Slanesville, Springfield Valley and Levels responded along with the Springfield and Romney rescue squads and Hampshire County Sheriff’s deputy, Sgt. Stuart Davis.