NELSON Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash in Nelson County that left one 16-year-old girl dead and two injured Monday afternoon.
Officials say the crash occurred on Oak Ridge Road, less than a mile west of Diggs Mountain Road at 1:05 p.m.
Police say a 1999 Acura Integra was traveling west on Oak Ridge Road when it ran off the highway. The driver over-corrected two times before hitting an embankment and a tree, spun around and overturned.
The driver, Zachary W. Deblizan, 22 of Amherst, Va. suffered minor injuries.
According to Police, a 16-year-old girl passenger and an 18-year-old woman passenger from Shipman, Va. were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The 16-year-old later died from injuries. The 18-year-old is still being treated at this time.
None of the three occupants were wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The names of the two passengers have not been released at this time.