26-year-old Halifax Co. woman dies after morning crash

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PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY (WSLS 10) - A Vernon Hill woman died Monday morning after a car crash in Pittsylvania County.

At 7:27 am, state police responded to the single-vehicle crash. Nicole Elizabeth Pope, 26, died at the scene of the crash.

Pope was driving a 2015 Ford Focus east on Route 57, a mile east of Route 640, when she ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree, according to state police.

She was wearing her seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation.