State police identify woman killed in Route 220 crash

All northbound lanes now open


State police have identified the victim in Tuesday's crash on Route 220 in Franklin County.

Janice Lynette Haley, 28, of Gretna, died at the scene. She was wearing a seatbelt, according to state police. 

The other driver, Keith Shelton McConnell, 47, of Glade Hill, had to be taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was not wearing his seatbelt, according to state police. There's no word right now on his condition. 


One woman is dead after a crash in Franklin County on Tuesday afternoon, according to state police.

The crash involved two people, one in a pickup truck and the other in a sedan.

The woman who died was driving the sedan. 

Police say that the man driving the Ford F-150 was transported to Carillon Roanoke Memorial Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe that the sedan crossed median and then collided head-on with the pickup around 3:25 p.m.

State police are at the scene, as well as emergency crews from Boones Mill and Franklin County.


All northbound lanes of U.S. 220 were closed near Virginia Furniture Market.

The crash happened near the intersection of 220 and Brick Church Road, according to VDOT.

Northbound traffic was shut down for an extended period of time Tuesday.

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