UPDATE: Victim in fatal Tazewell County accident identified

1:30 p.m. Dec.20, 2017 UPDATE:

New details are released about an accident which happened in Tazewell County on Monday.  Investigators said a 2000 Ford Focus was headed east on Route 19/460 when it ran off the right side of the highway.  The driver overcorrected, sending the car back into the roadway and across the median.  The vehicle eventually came to a when it hit a tree on the other side of the road.

Troopers said Ashley N. Lewis, 31, of North Tazewell, VA was killed in the crash.  They said she was not wearing a seatbelt.  There is no word on what may have initially caused her to run off the road.


TAZEWELL, W. Va. (WVNS) -- One person has died after a single-vehicle crash in Tazewell County early Monday morning. 

Officials said the crash happened on U.S. Route 460 near Industry Road around 5:30 am. 

One person reportedly died but their name has not been released at this time. 

Stay with 59 News on this developing story. 

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