PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – A 31-year-old Pittsylvania County woman is dead after a tractor-trailer crash Monday evening.
The two-vehicle crash happened at 6:55 p.m. on Route 729, less than a mile south of Route 360.
Rachel Gatewood, of Sutherlin, Virginia, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Aveo north ON Route 729 when she rear-ended a tractor-trailer, according to state police.
The truck had stopped due to mechanical issues.
Gatewood died at the scene. police say she was not wearing a seat belt.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation.