GREENSVILLE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Three people are dead following a car crash in Greensville County outside of Emporia.
According to Virginia State Police, a single-vehicle accident resulted in the deaths of three people on Thursday afternoon.
Police said that 30-year-old Raven Symone Mason, was driving a 2012 Ford Taurus northbound on Slagles Lake Road just before 4 p.m. At some point she lost control of the car, ran off the road and hit a guardrail. The car went past the guardrail and fell down an embankment.
As the car fell it became airborne and came down into a creek bank.
Mason and two 10-year-old girls riding in the back seat died upon impact. At least one passenger was not wearing their seat belt.
Police believe Mason was speeding when the crash occurred.
The road was blocked while state troopers investigated the crash.
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