Princeton woman dies in I-77 crash

Virginia State PoliceThe Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, at 9:29 p.m. on Interstate 77 northbound in Bland County.

A 2014 Hyundai Tucson, driven by Elaine C. Harper, 79, of Princeton, W. Va., went off the right side of the Interstate and down an embankment.  The crash occurred in a construction zone between the 62 and 63 mile marker.

Harper died at the scene.  She was wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.