Woman dead after head-on crash in Chesterfield County

Woman dead after head-on crash in Chesterfield County
Chesterfield police are investigating a crash that left a woman dead Friday morning. (Source: Chesterfield County Police Department)

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Chesterfield police are investigating a crash that left a woman dead Friday morning.

Police responded to the 7100 block of Woodpecker Road just before 7 a.m.

Police say a Volkswagen Beetle was traveling west on Woodpecker Road when it crossed into the eastbound travel lane, striking a GMC Sierra pick-up truck head on.

The driver of the Volkswagen, Melissa Edmondson, 39, of Chesterfield, was transported to a hospital, where she later died. The driver of the pick-up truck was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

An investigation indicates that Edmondson was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with addition information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251.

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