Maryland woman dies in Prince George Co. crash

Maryland woman dies in Prince George Co. crash

PRINCE GEORGE, VA (WWBT) - A Maryland woman was killed in a crash in Prince George Co. Monday.

It happened around 2:50 p.m. on Interstate 95 northbound at mile marker 40.2, police say.

A Nissan was heading north on the highway when it ran off the road, lost control and hit a tree.

The driver, 69-year-old Eric Smith, of Hagerstown, Md., was taken to Southside Regional Hospital and later taken to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.  The passenger, 69-year-old Susan Smith, also from Hagerstown, was taken to Southside Regional Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Both the driver and passenger were wearing seat belts, according to police.

The Virginia State Police investigated the crash.

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