State Police investigates fatal crash in Franklin County

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FRANKLIN COUNTY (WDBJ7) -- Virginia State Police is investigating after a fatal vehicle crash in Franklin County.

According to police, the crash occurred on April 13 at 5:45 p.m. on Route 788. This is a half mile north of Route 40 in Franklin County.

Police say the 1994 Plymouth Colt Vista was traveling north on Route 788 when it ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree.

Police identified the driver as Roberta Austin Crowe, 69, of Ferrum, Va.

Crowe was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The driver died at the scene.

The crash is still being investigated.