A deadly car crash is under investigation in Nelson County.

It happened just after 7:30 Sunday night along Route 250.

Virginia State Police tell us that a Toyota Camry was travelling east when it crossed the center line, ran off the side of the road and flipped.

The car came to a rest on its wheels.

The driver was identified as Marion Martin, 79, of Shipman.  He was taken to Augusta Health and then to UVA Hospital.

He was wearing a seat belt and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

His passenger, Josephine Brooks, 72, also of Shipman, died at the scene.  Troopers say she was not wearing a seat belt.

Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the crash.  They say charges are pending.