55-year-old woman dies after single vehicle crash in Northumberland County

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NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A woman was killed Thursday evening in a single vehicle crash in Northumberland County.

The crash occurred at approximately 6:38 p.m., on Route 360, 1/10 mile east of Owl Town Road.

Police said a 2004 Ford Mustang was traveling west on Route 360 when it ran off the road to the right and struck a tree.

The driver of the Ford, Michele A. Acheson, 55 of Callao, Virginia died at the scene; she was not wearing a seatbelt.

Virginia State Police Trooper E. English is investigating the crash.

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