Two dead after fatal accident in Amelia

From NBC12 News

AMELIA, VA (NBC12) -  Two Powhatan women are dead after a car they were riding in Saturday afternoon was hit by a box truck.

It happened at the intersection of Rt. 360 and Grub Hill Church Rd. in Amelia County.

Around 1:30 p.m. a car driven by 69-year-old Mary Lou Hazelbaker was traveling south on Grub Hill Church Rd.

Police say Hazelbaker failed to stop at a stop sign and was hit by the truck traveling west on Rt. 360.

One passenger, 24-year-old Sarah Leigh Taylor died at the scene.

A second passenger 21-year-old Danielle Taylor was taken to VCU Medical Center were she later died.

Police say both women were not wearing their seatbelts.

Hazelbaker and a third passenger received non-life threatening injuries and were taken in for treatment.

The driver of the truck was unharmed.

Police continue to investigate the accident.

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