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BREAKING NEWS: One killed in auto accident
Thursday, August 14, 2014
One person was killed and another injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday night in Patrick County.
According to a release from the Virginia State Police, the accident occurred around 9:15 p.m. on U.S. 58 at Progress Road.
A preliminary investigation found that a 2008 Buick Enclave, operated by Travis Hazelwood, 19, of Stuart, was traveling eastbound on U.S. 58 when it collided with a 2003 Mitsubishi Gallant. The Mitsubishi was pulling out onto U.S. 58 from Progress Road when the accident occurred, the release said.
The driver of the Mitsubishi, Kristen Anne Fry, 24, of Stuart, was pronounced dead at the scene, the release said. She was wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash.
Hazelwood sustained minor injuries and was taken to Pioneer Hospital in Stuart.
The accident remains under investigation.