UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly Danville wreck

It happened off S Johnson Chapel Rd.

Posted: Sep 19, 2021 11:50 AM
Updated: Sep 19, 2021 1:59 PM

UPDATE: State troopers identified the man who died in an early Sunday morning wreck in Danville. 

53-year-old Skipp Smith was pronounced dead at the scene. 

State troopers say he was not using his seatbelt when his vehicle left the road and hit a tree. Smith was ejected from the vehicle. 

State troopers are still investigating the crash. 


The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says it responded to a fatal one-vehicle wreck Sunday morning. 

It happened at around 7:30 a.m. off S Johnson Chapel Road in Danville. 

The coroner and state troopers processed the scene.

No information on the victim or what caused the crash is available at this time. 

We'll update this story as we learn more information. 

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