Nelson County Virginia State Police responded to a car crash in Nelson County Saturday evening. The crash happened at 7:40 p.m. on Route 250, east of Route 6.
Police say a 1991 Toyota Camry was driving eastbound on Route 250 when it crossed the center line, ran off the side of the road and overturned.
The driver, Marion S. Martin, 79, of Shipman, Va., was injured in the crash. He was first taken to Augusta Health, and then on to UVA Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The passenger, Josephine S. Brooks, 72, of Shipman, Va., died in the crash. She was not wearing a seat belt.
Police are still looking into the cause of the crash, and charges are pending.