Police: 2 dead, 2 seriously injured in head-on crash


MECKLENBURG Co., Va. (WSET) -- Police say two people are dead following a crash in Mecklenburg County Monday.

They say a car was traveling southbound on Route 47 approximately three tenths of a mile south of Twin Drive when it crossed the center line and struck a northbound pick-up truck head on in the northbound lane.

According to police, the driver of the car, Julia H. McInturf, 64, of Chase City and the driver of the pick-up truck, - Steve W. Parks, 64, of Chase City were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say two passengers in the Buick were transported to Southside Community Hospital with life-threatening injuries. There were no passengers in the pick-up truck.

All four individuals involved in the crash were wearing seat belts.

The crash remains under investigation.

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