Driver dies when truck runs off the road, bursts into flames in Mathews

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on November 6, 2013 at 11:05 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 8 at 6:59 AM

11/7 UPDATE: Va. State Police identified the driver who was killed as Christy L. Carlton, 35, of Mathews.
Investigation into the crash continues.  

MATHEWS - A woman was killed when her truck ran off the road and burst into flames in Mathews.

Va. State Police say it happened at 5:14 p.m. Tuesday at East River Road and Tick Neck Road.

Virginia State Police Trooper B.S. Frye said the truck went into a ditch, landed on its side and then caught fire.

The driver, whose name hasn't been released, was killed.  

The road was closed for more than two hours for the investigation.

 

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