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Woman dies when SUV runs off road and hits tree in Henry County

HENRY COUNTY, VA – The Virginia State Police have now released information about the single-vehicle crash that took the life of a woman in Henry County Friday.

At 7:32 p.m., the Ridgeway District Volunteer Fire Department and the Henry County Department of Public Safety were toned out to the crash in the 1500 block of Joseph Martin Highway.

A 2010 Nissan Xterra was going north on Joseph Martin Highway, when it ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree, according to the state police report.

Police said the driver, 60-year-old Teresa Smart Milligan, of Axton, was not wearing her seatbelt and died at the scene.

The crash investigation is ongoing.

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