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Dinwiddie woman killed in crash, 8-year-old girl in hospital

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Published: Jul. 7, 2021 at 8:22 AM EDT
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DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - One woman has died and a child has been transported to the hospital after a crash in Dinwiddie County.

A press release from Virginia State Police states a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta was driving south on Route 604, or Halifax Road, when it ran off the road to the left and hit a tree.

When police arrived on scene around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, they said the driver died of her injuries.

The driver, identified as 34-year-old Julieta Sorcia Sanchez of Dinwiddie, was wearing a seatbelt.

Police say Sanchez also had an 8-year-old girl in the car with a proper car seat. The child was transported to the hospital but is expected to survive.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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