The Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash that killed a Bassett resident Sunday afternoon around on Route 609, approximately 1/4 mile west of Route 220 in Henry County.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 1988 Jaguar driven by Pamela Hope Thornburg, 50, of Bassett, Virginia crossed the center line and struck a 1991 Jeep Cherokee head on around 12:45 p.m.
Thornburg was wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash.
She was transported to Memorial Hospital of Martinsville where she was pronounced dead a short time later.
Information on the driver of the Jeep Cherokee is not available.
The crash is still under investigation.