Bedford County weekend house fire, fatal accident under investigation

BedfordCountyInvestigators are still trying to figure out what caused a weekend house fire on Longwood Avenue in Bedford County. The Bedford Fire Department’s website says the historic home built in 1891 was badly damaged by a fire Saturday night. According to the department, three firefighters suffered minor injuries. The American Red Cross is assisting two people that were displaced after the fire.

State Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred over the weekend in the Goodview area of Bedford County. Police say 23-year-old Garrett McMahon from Roanoke was at the wheel early Saturday morning when the car ran off Goodview Road and struck a fence. He died later while under hospital treatment.

 

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