Michigan woman killed in Buchanan County crash

The single-vehicle crash happened early Saturday

By Jessica Jewell - Weekend Anchor / Reporter
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BUCHANAN COUNTY, Va. - A Michigan woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Buchanan County early Saturday.

Virginia State Police said it happened just after 3:30 a.m. on Route 460, less than a hundred feet from Route 638.

Police said a 2009 Dodge Charger was traveling along Route 460 when it ran off the right side of the highway, struck the guardrail and overturned.

The driver, 60-year-old Sheila G. Long, of Monroe, Michigan, died at the scene. She was wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation.

This crash was one of eight deadly crashes Virginia State Police responded to and investigated across the commonwealth on Saturday. 

VSP encourages everyone to take traffic safety seriously and #DrivetoSaveLives by buckling up, complying with speed limits, never driving distracted, never driving impaired, and sharing the road responsibly with other vehicles and pedestrians.

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