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31-year-old woman killed in crash on Eastern Shore

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Posted at 10:04 AM, May 30, 2021

NORTHAMPTON Co., Va. - A woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Eastern Shore Saturday night.

According to the Virginia State Police, at about 7:55 p.m., 31-year-old Samantha Forsythe was driving east on Seaview Drive when she ran off the roadway into a ditch and overcorrected into oncoming traffic. Forsythe's vehicle then traveled sideways and into a telephone pole, killing Forsythe on impact.

Police say it's unknown if alcohol or speed played a contributing factor, and Forsythe was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Forsythe's family members have been notified of her death.

Police are still investigating the crash.