LANCASTER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – One person was killed early Sunday morning when the car they were driving ran off the road and struck a tree.
The crash occurred at approximately 1:33 a.m. on Route 201 (White Chapel Road) in Lancaster County.
Virginia State Police Trooper E. D. Haynie investigated the crash.
A 2004 Acura MDX was traveling south on Route 201 when it ran off the road to the right striking a guardrail ,then back left striking an embankment going airborne overturning and striking a tree ejecting the driver.
The driver of the Acura, Corinne A. Ludwig, 25 of Lancaster County died at the scene; she was not wearing a seatbelt.
Speed and alcohol are being considered factors in the crash.
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