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.