1 Killed, 1 Injured in Nelson County Single-car Wreck

By: News Staff Email
By: News Staff Email

October 6, 2013

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal wreck in Nelson County that happened on Route 250 Saturday night.

The accident happened just east of Route 6.

Police say a 1991 Toyota Camry driving eastbound ran off the left side of the road and overturned, but it came to rest on its wheels.

The driver, 79-year-old Marion Martin of Shipman, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The passenger, 72-year-old Josephine Brooks of Shipman, died at the scene. Police say she was not wearing a seat belt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Police say charges are pending.

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