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Woman killed in Nelson County crash

NELSON COUNTY, VA - A woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County Monday afternoon.

Virginia State Police say 51-year-old Maria H. Wood of Arrington was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to troopers, Wood was driving a 2005 Hyundia sedan northbound on Route 29 about two miles north of Route 6 or River Road when she reportedly lost control of the car.

Troopers said Wood then ran off the left side of the road and struck a guardrail. The impact made the car spin and hit an embankment.

Wood was wearing a seat belt, and there was no one else in the car.

State police are still investigating this crash.

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