Midlothian woman identified as victim in Amelia County fatal crash

AMELIA COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police have identified the woman who died in a two-vehicle accident that happened Thursday in Amelia County as a woman from Midlothian.

Police said that Charlotte F. Batchelor, 74, died in the hospital Thursday after her vehicle was hit by an oncoming vehicle at the intersection of Routes 609 and 636.

Police said the collision happened when the 2009 Honda that Batchelor was driving failed to stop for a posted stop sign. As a result, the vehicle pulled into the path of a 2016 Toyota van traveling south on Route 609. The van was unable to avoid the Honda and struck it on the side.

Police said Batchelor was flown by Virginia State Police Med-Flight helicopter to VCU Medical Center where she died later Thursday. She was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident.

The van’s driver, a 69-year-old man from Pennsylvania and his wife were both transported to Swift Creek Emergency Center in Chesterfield County for treatment of minor injuries. Both were wearing seatbelts.

The crash remains under investigation.

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