HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police is currently investigating a single-vehicle crash that resulted in one death.
According to a Virginia State Police press release, the crash occurred around 1 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate-64 eastbound near mile marker 194, between the Route 33/ Nine Mile Road and Laburnum Avenue exits.
Regina Howard Thomas, 69, of Sandston was driving a 2010 Lexus ES sedan. Witnesses said that the car gradually ran off the road and struck multiple trees.
Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene.
A child of about 7 years old was in the vehicle at the time of the accident. The child was properly restrained and was taken to VCU Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
The incident is still under investigation.