UPDATE: Woman dies in Hanover crash

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - The Hanover County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal car crash this morning that happened around 7:15 this morning in the 14000 block of Independence Road, near the Blanton Road intersection northwest of Ashland.

The driver and sole occupant of the 2001 four-door Volvo was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified as Anna M. Wright, 21, of the 14000 block of Deer Creek Road in the Ashland area of Hanover County.

Crash Investigators have determined that the vehicle was traveling south on Independence Road, ran off the right side of the road, then crossed back over the road and ultimately struck several trees off the left side of the road.

While Investigators continue to evaluate all aspects of this incident, currently there is no indication that a seat belt was utilized.

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