Chesterfield County

74-year-old woman killed, 3 others injured in Midlothian Turnpike crash

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- Authorities say one person is dead and three others are injured after a two-vehicle crash on Midlothian Turnpike Friday morning. 

Police said a 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan was traveling east on Midlothian Turnpike when it struck the rear of a Toyota Camry, which was also traveling east. The Dodge then continued east, ran off the road to the right and struck a tree. 

A passenger in the Dodge, 74-year-old Earsielene Lee, of the 1100 block of Otterdale Road, was transported to and pronounced dead at an area hospital. 

The driver of the Dodge and two additional passengers in the vehicle were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police say.

Police continue their investigation into this crash. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

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