Woman Killed in Car Crash in Rockingham County

By: News Staff Email
By: News Staff Email

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY - A woman died in a car crash in Rockingham County Tuesday morning. It happened at North Valley Pike and Old Sawmill Road. An investigator with Virginia State Police says the victim is Violet Nelson, 78, of New Market.

According to Virginia State Police, a truck was driving north-bound on North Valley Pike when the driver lost control for reasons that are unknown. The driver swerved into the other lane and hit Nelson who was heading south.

The truck driver is in serious condition and was airlifted to the University of Virginia Medical Center.

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