Virginia State Police investigating fatal crash in Amherst County
Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened at approximately 4:50 p.m. on January 22 in Amherst County.
According to State Police, a 2003 Ford Focus was traveling south on Route 778 near the intersection of Route 627 when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2013 Freightliner Columbia 120 tractor-trailer.
Police say the driver, Kaylynn N. Gardner, 18, of Amherst, Va. was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say she was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.