Virginia State Police are continuing to investigate an accident along Route 43, near Route 707 in Bedford County.

Right now, they say a Volkswagen Jetta came into a curve, crossed the center line and hit a tractor trailer head on.

The driver of that car, Wendy Sue Rector of Huddleston was killed.

A passenger in the car, Kristen Reynolds was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial.

The driver of the tractor trailer, Robert Towler, was not hurt in the crash.


Right now, a road is closed in Bedford County as state police investigate a deadly crash.

The Virginia Department of Transportation says a tractor trailer crash happened on Leesville Road near Lone Oak Crossing in Huddleston.

Troopers say Leesville Road is closed in both directions.

Viewers have told us another car is involved in the crash.

We're working to get information about the person who died and how it happened.


Drivers should expect delays on Route 43 in Bedford County due to a fatal tractor trailer accident, according to police.

Virginia Department of Transportation reports that the accident is in the vicinity of Lone Oak Crossing. The north through lanes and south through lanes are closed.

We will update the story with more details as they are made available.