DUI arrest follows fatal car crash in Madison County

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Virginia State Police are investigating a single car crash that occurred in Madison County on Sunday July 16th at 12:20 AM, according to Corinne Geller, a representative of the State Police.

A 2003 Ford F-150 was traveling South on Old Blue Ridge Turnpike, less than a mile from Finks Hollow Road, when it ran off the road and struck several trees.

The passenger, Maya D. Powell, 20, of Culpeper, died at the scene.

The driver, Shawn A. Lohr, 19, of Rixeyville, suffered minor injuries.

Neither were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the impact.

Lohr was arrested for a DUI and driving under the influence while under the age of 21.

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VSP investigates fatal crash in Page County

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Virginia State Police are investigating a five car crash that left two people dead on Wednesday afternoon.

The crash occurred at the intersection of 340 and Route 662.

The driver of a Honda Pilot was traveling south on 340 and swerved to avoid two vehicles making a left turn.

The Honda sideswiped both turning cars and then crossed the centerline and collided with a Ford E-350 which then hit a Ford F-150 also traveling south.

The F-150 then caught on fire.

The driver of the Honda, Tina Wofford, 43, of Howell, NJ, suffered minor injuries and was charged with reckless driving.

Both the driver and passenger in the Ford F-150 died at the scene and neither were wearing seatbelts.

No other drivers were injured in the crash which remains under investigation.

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