A 69-year-old woman is dead following a crash on Interstate 77 southbound in Carroll County, according to Virginia State Police.
Authorities said the crash occurred on Saturday, Dec. 16 at about 8:30 p.m.
A report states that 67-year-old Thomas P. Southard, of Manassas, Virginia, was driving a 2004 Acura MDX when he went off the left side of the interstate and hit an embankment at the 3 mile marker.
We’re told the vehicle overturned, ejecting a passenger, 69-year-old Pamela J. Stewart, who is also from Manassas. She was transported to a hospital, where she later passed away, authorities said.
Southard suffered minor injuries, according to State troopers.
At the time of the incident, Southard was wearing a seat belt, while Stewart was not, Virginia State Police told 10 News.
Southard has been charged with failure to maintain control.
Source: WSLS News 10