Virginia State Police investigate fatal single vehicle crash

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Posted at 7:17 AM, Apr 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-27 11:35:39-04

YORK CO., Va. - State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a person.

Officials say they responded to a single-vehicle crash on Penniman Road at Tranquility Drive in York County at 4:44 a.m.

According to the preliminary investigation, a 2001 Honda Accord ran off the road to the right and struck a tree, and became wedged between them.

Due to the impact of the crash, police say speed was a pending factor.

31-year-old Ashley Nicole Yount, of Carrollton, was ejected as a result of the crash and died upon impact.