Newport News woman dies after crashing into tree in York County

Posted at 2:11 PM, Sep 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 14:11:53-04

York County, Va. – A 66-year-old woman from Newport News died in York County after crashing her vehicle into a tree on Monday morning.

Police say the accident happened at 9:45 p.m. on I-64 eastbound.

Mary Barber, 66, was driving her Hyundai SUV/Santa Fe in the left lane when she tried to make a right lane change. Another vehicle was already in the lane and Barber overcorrected, ran off of the road, into the median and into a tree.

Barber was not wearing a seat belt and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol and speed were not factors.