A person is dead and a deputy was shot and injured after a crash in Amherst County Sunday.
The Amherst County Sheriff's Office said a vehicle crashed while traveling along Geddes Mountain Road around 11:20am Sunday morning.
They said as deputies engaged with the driver of the vehicle, a deputy was shot.
The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead.
The deputy was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Appomattox Field Office is at the scene and investigating.
The Amherst County Sheriff's Office is asking that you avoid using Route 29 north and south near Route 151 for the immediate future.
This is a developing story. Updates at: ABC 13
UPDATE: One Amherst County Deputy was injured in the officer-involved shooting.— ABC 13 News - WSET (@ABC13News) August 12, 2018
Route 29 is closed in both directions at Route 151. They say it will be closed for several hours.https://t.co/SjByfQMQYy https://t.co/8FXpnk92cD