Woman dies after crashing into back of dump truck in Mathews County

Posted at 10:07 PM, Dec 13, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-13 22:07:41-05

Mathews County, Va. – A woman is dead after State Police say she crashed her vehicle into the back of an International dump truck on Friday.

Police were called about the accident at around 2:53 p.m.

They say it happened on Southbound Route 626 which is south of Route 198 in Mathews County.

Police say no one was inside of the truck at the time. It was stopped in the southbound lanes when a 2013 Chrysler 2000 drove into the back of it. The woman inside of the car, identified as Barbara S. Thompson, was killed in the accident.

Police say the truck had its warning lights on and a flagger was standing by and waving and directing traffic.

They say charges could be pending based on case review by the Commonwealth Attorneys Office.

We’ll continue to update this story as more information comes in.