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Vinton woman dies in Interstate 581 crash near Valley View Mall

Car was overturned near mile marker 3.2

One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on I-581 South near Valley View Mall in Roanoke County on Monday night, according to Virginia State Police.
One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on I-581 South near Valley View Mall in Roanoke County on Monday night, according to Virginia State Police. (WSLS)

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

Virginia State Police have released the name of the woman who died in Monday’s nights crash on Interstate 581 in Roanoke.

Brittany Underwood, 27, of Vinton, died in the crash after her car overturned multiple times, according to police.

State police said she was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash

Speed and alcohol are believed to have been factors in the crash.

A tattoo shop in downtown Roanoke, True Craft Tattoo, took to Facebook to announce that Underwood, who worked there, had died.

We are deep in mourning and wish we had better news to share on this Tuesday. Last night we received the call that our...

Posted by True Craft Tattoo on Tuesday, June 2, 2020

ORIGINAL STORY

One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on I-581 South near Valley View Mall in Roanoke County on Monday night, according to Virginia State Police.

The driver was the only person in the car which overturned multiple times, according to state police.

The car was overturned near mile marker 3.2.

As of 11:56 p.m., the scene is clear and all lanes of traffic are open, according to VDOT.

At one point all southbound lanes were closed.

State police and VDOT both report the crash happened within Roanoke County lines, not Roanoke City.


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