Police identify 2 people killed in early Christmas morning crash; driver charged

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Published: Dec. 25, 2021 at 11:41 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 27, 2021 at 5:21 PM EST
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HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) - Two people died after a crash ended with one car on top of another in Hopewell.

Officers say the cars collided near Colonial Corner Drive and Oaklawn Boulevard around 12:20 on Christmas morning. Both vehicles ended up off the road, with one on top of the other.

Police said the driver was 25-year-old Rhonda Jordan, whose family says was also known as Oliver Jordan. The passenger was 32 year old Matthew Goodson. Police said the two died at the scene.

The people in the top car were all treated and released at the scene.

Police said that at this time, the driver of the culpable vehicle, Traci Rice, has been charged with reckless driving. Officials said additional charges could be filed as the investigation continues.

Anyone who may have information about the crash can contact Hopewell Police at 804-541-2222 or Crimesolvers at 804-541-2202.

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