State police investigates fatal Amherst Co. crash
AMHERST Co., Va. (WDBJ) - Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash along the Rt. 29 Bypass in Amherst Co.
Troopers were called to the scene the Rt. 29 Bypass near the Galts Mill Rd. overpass just before 6:00 Saturday morning.
Investigators say a woman was hit by a vehicle and killed.
Her remains are being taken to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Roanoke for autopsy, examination and identification.
VSP is asking anyone who may have seen a woman on the Rt. 29 Bypass or walking on Galts Mill Road prior to 6:00 am, or has any information to share, to call 434-352-7128 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
As of 9:00 am, the north and southbound lanes of the Rt. 29 Bypass are shut down.
Drivers are being detoured to routes 210 and 130.
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