HENRY CO., Va. -

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.