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71-year-old woman killed in crash in Newport News

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Posted at 8:51 PM, Dec 09, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-09 20:51:22-05

Newport News, Va. – A 71-year-old woman was killed in an accident at the intersection of Warwick Blvd. and Turlington Rd. Sunday afternoon.

Police say Lois Norton was pronounced dead at a local hospital about 2 hours after the accident, which happened around 3:20 pm.

Norton was headed north on Warwick and making the turn onto Turlington when her Chevy Malibu was struck by a Chrysler Pacifica heading south.

The Chrysler was driven by a 35-year-old Newport News man. He and his female passenger, a 49-year-old Virginia Beach woman, were treated for non-life threatening injuries and released from the hospital.

Police say charges are pending.