Police identify driver, passenger in fatal single-vehicle Halifax County crash

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HALIFAX CO., Va. (WDBJ7)-- UPDATE:

Theresa A. Goetz, 27, of New Jersey has been identified as the passenger pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle car crash in Halifax.

Virginia State Police say the driver, Thomas P. Doyle, 55, of Alton, Va., ran a 1988 Dodge pickup truck off the left side of Traynham Grove Road before over-correcting and going off the right side into a tree.

Doyle has been charged with DUI-Manslaughter, and was brought to Blue Ridge Regional Jail.

Both individuals wore seat belts at the time of the crash. The driver refused medical treatment at the scene.

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ORIGINAL:

A single-vehicle crash Tuesday, June 25 around 8 pm leaves a single victim fatally wounded.

Virginia State Police says the crash occurred on Traynham Grove Road after the vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree.

The passenger died at the scene. No more details have been released at this time by police.