VIRGINIA BEACH -- A Virginia Beach woman has died following a car accident in Emporia Thursday morning.
According to Virginia State Police the 2004 Ford Explorer was traveling westbound on Route 58, east of Grassy Pond Road around 10:30 a.m. when it lost control, ran off the road and struck a tree.
The two occupants were rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The passenger, 62-year-old Teresa Harmon Ingerson was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later.
The driver of the vehicle remains in critical condition, police said.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.