Woman killed in two-vehicle crash in Accomack County

Posted at 5:35 PM, Sep 14, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-14 18:00:49-04

Accomack County, Virginia – A woman was killed Saturday in a car accident at the intersection of Highway 13 and Taylor Road on the Eastern Shore shortly before 11:00am.

According to State Police, Winifred Burkhead, 82 of Tasley, Virginia was driving a 1987 Dodge Caravan east on Taylor Road.

Burkhead crossed into the path of a 1993 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck that was going southbound on Highway 13.

The driver of the pickup truck was unable to avoid Burkhead and struck her minivan on the driver’s side.

Burkhead was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver if the S10 pickup truck was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.