Woman killed, off duty firefighter injured in early-morning crash

Posted at 12:31 PM, Mar 29, 2014

Virginia Beach, Va. – Police are investigating an early morning crash that left one person dead and one in serious condition.  The accident happened around 7:30am Saturday in the 1400 block of Princess Anne Road near the intersection of Princess Anne and Jarvis Road.

A pickup truck traveling northbound on Princess Anne Road veered to the right off the shoulder, overcorrected and crossed into the southbound lane striking another pickup head on.  Both pickup trucks caught fire on impact.

A group of good samaritans quickly pulled one of the victims out of the their truck. 62-year-old Katherine Margaret Allen of Virginia Beach died at the scene.

The driver of the second truck is a Virginia Beach Firefighter who was off duty at the time of the accident and was headed to work when it happened.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.