At 12:28 p.m. on Monday (Oct. 18), Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on Double Cabin Rd. (Route 753), approximately a quarter mile west of Sunnyvale Rd. (Route 611).
A 2015 Toyota Tacoma was traveling east on Double Cabin Rd. when it ran off the right side of the road, overturned, struck an embankment and struck a fence.
The backseat passenger, Rena C. Franklin, 67, of Hillsville, Va., died in EMS transport. She was wearing a seatbelt.
The front seat passenger, Kenneth R. Franklin, 73, was transported for treatment of serious injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.
The driver, Crystal D. Barton, 44, of Hillsville, Va., was uninjured in the crash. She was wearing a seatbelt. Barton was charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control.
The crash remains under investigation.