Shipman Woman Killed in Nelson County Crash

Nelson Co., VA - A Shipman woman is dead after the car she was riding in crashed.

It happened Saturday just before 7:45 p.m. on Route 250 near Route 6 in Nelson County.
State Police say the car crossed the centerline, ran off the left side of the road and overturned.
The driver, Marion Martin, 79, was wearing a seatbelt and has non-life threatening injuries. Officials say the passenger, Josephine Brooks, 72, died at the scene.
We are told she was not wearing a seatbelt.
Charges are pending.

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