Woman killed in Pittsylvania County crash; car later hit by train

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Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 9:30 AM EDT
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PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - One person was killed in a crash in Pittsylvania County Wednesday night, according to Pittsylvania County Public Safety.

Virginia State Police are investigating the crash, which occurred at 10:50 p.m. June 29 on Route 29, one mile north of Sycamore Creek Road in Pittsylvania County.

Police say the driver of a Chevrolet Camaro ran off the side of the road and hit an embankment, throwing the driver. The Camaro stopped on the railroad tracks and was hit by a train. The train was not involved in the fatal crash.

Cheryl Blanche Clark, 35 of AltaVista, was not wearing her seatbelt, according to police, and died at the scene.

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