RIDGEWAY – A crash in Ridgeway left one person dead and another injured Monday.
The crash occurred at 9:43 AM on Old Sand Road, near Martin Road.
According to state police, a 2007 Chrysler Town and Country was traveling east when it ran off the left side of the roadway, hit a utility pole and overturned.
The minivan was driven by 42-year-old Cory W. Hampton of Ridgeway.
Hampton was transported to the hospital for injuries received in the crash.
The passenger, 30-year-old Jessica N. McConnell of Roanoke, died at the scene.
Neither of them were wearing a seatbelt, police say.
Police believe that speed was a factor.
The crash remains under investigation and charges are pending.