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Woman killed in wreck
Ridgeway resident died at scene
Friday, April 18, 2014
A Ridgeway woman was pronounced dead at the scene of an auto accident Wednesday, according to a news release from the Virginia State Police.
Rhonda Spencer Ray, 51, of Ridgeway, was operating a 1995 Toyota Camry on Route 642 shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday, the release stated, citing the preliminary investigation.
The vehicle ran off the right side of the road and overcorrected, causing it to cross the center line and collide with a 2011 Subaru Outback on the driver’s side, the release stated.
Ray was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash, and she was pronounced dead at the scene, the release added.
No information on the Subaru driver was available from the state police.
The accident occurred eight-tenths of a mile east of Route 976 in Henry County.
No further information was available Thursday. The investigation was continuing.