Austinville woman dies at scene of Thursday crash

Virginia State Police Trooper J.D. Delp is investigating a single-vehicle crash in Carroll County. The crash occurred Sept. 28, 2017, at 8:30 a.m., on Route 52, north of Route 785.

A 2007 Dodge Nitro was traveling along Route 52 when it ran off the right side of the road and struck an embankment. The vehicle then struck a tree and overturned. It came to rest on its roof.

The driver, Pamela J. Alford, 32, of Austinville, Va., died at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.