Police: Two killed in double-fatal crash in Augusta


AUGUSTA Co. (WSET) -- Police are investigating a fatal crash near Churchville in Augusta County.

They say a SUV was traveling eastbound on Route 250 (Hanky Mountain Highway) about a half mile east of Route 728 (Stover Shop Road) when the driver lost control of the vehicle and ran off the right side of the road.

Police say the driver overcorrected then ran off the right side of the road a second time and struck a tree.

According to police, the SUV driver, Michael G. Salinger, 89 and passenger Susanne O. Salinger, 89, were both pronounced dead at the scene. They were both wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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