Troopers responded early Sunday to a fatal crash on Mink Rd., 6.7 miles south of Pittsburg in Upshur County. The investigator’s preliminary report indicates that the driver of a 2004 Dodge 2500, Charles Russell Peckham, 34, of Mt Vernon, was traveling north on Mink Rd. at an unsafe speed. The vehicle went off the roadway to the left then back across the roadway and off it to the right and struck a tree. Judge Rhona Welch pronounced the unrestrained driver at the scene and he is at McWhorter Funeral Home in Gilmer. The crash remains under investigation.