Lexington woman killed in head-on crash in Franklin County

2 others hurt


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – A Lexington woman has died after a late-morning crash on Sunday. 

State police say the wreck happened on Route 122, just a mile south of Route 634 in Franklin County, around 11:45 a.m.  

Michelle Deacon, 55, was driving a 2009 Toyota Yaris when she crossed the center line and hit a 2011 Nissan Rogue head on. 

Deacon was wearing her seatbelt, but she died at the scene. 

The driver and passenger in the Nissan were taken to the hospital for injuries. It's not clear how badly they were hurt. They were both wearing seatbelts, according to state police. 

The crash is under investigation.