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VSP investigate a fatal accident involving New Market residents

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Virginia State Police (VSP) report by email the investigation of a fatal two-vehicle accident in Rockingham County.

Mar. 22 at  approximately 4:50 p.m. a Chevrolet Traverse heading west on Route 211 attempted a left turn onto a private driveway and collided with an eastbound Toyota Camry.

The driver of the Chevrolet 47-year-old Jennifer L. Silvious of New Market sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the Rockingham County Medical Center.

The driver of the Toyota 72 year old Denice R. Grove of New Market suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to the UVA Medial Center.

A passenger of the Toyota 101-year-old New Market resident Melba E. Grove died at the scene.

A second passenger of the Toyota 69-year-old New Market resident Beatrice S. Antisdel suffered life-threatening injuries and was also transported to UVA Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the Toyota Silvious has been charged with reckless driving in the incident.

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