19-year-old killed in morning crash in Montgomery County

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office responded to a call at 8:23 a.m. this morning about a motor vehicle crash that occurred in the area of Riner Road (Route 8) and Larkspur Circle in Montgomery County.  The crash involved two vehicles, a 2000 Dodge Caravan and a dump truck. 

According to Captain Brian Wright, based on the preliminary investigation it appears that the driver of the Dodge Caravan, a 19-year-old female from Floyd, VA, ran off the roadway losing control of the vehicle which then crossed the center line striking the dump truck which was traveling in the opposite direction.  The driver of the mini-van was pronounced dead at the scene and her identify has not yet been released.  The driver of the dump truck did not appear to have suffered serious injury. 

The investigation is on-going. 

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