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80-year-old woman dies in Pittsylvania County crash

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. – An 80-year-old woman is dead after a crash in Pittsylvania County, according to Virginia State Police.

Authorities said that the accident happened on Thursday around 5 p.m. on Blue Ridge Drive, just south of Spring Road.

Patricia Bowman, 80, of Gretna, was driving a 2006 Dodge Caravan north on Blue Ridge Drive when it ran off the left side of the road, hit a culvert and overturned.

The crash remains under investigation, according to police.


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