State Police investigating single vehicle crash in Nelson Co. that left a 16-year-old dead, and two injured

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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.