TAZEWELL COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – Virginia State Police are investigating after a fatal crash occurred in Tazewell County on Tuesday, November 3.
According to a release from VSP, authorities were called to a two-vehicle crash at 12:43 p.m.
VSP reports the crash occurred at the intersection of Route 19/Route 460 and Route 637.
The release says a 2005 Hyundai Sonata was headed north on Route 637 when it failed to yield at the intersection and was hit by a 2020 Ford Expedition.
The driver of the Hyundai, Kyle T. Ward, 67, of Vansant, Va., died at the scene of the crash. Ward was not wearing a seatbelt.
A passenger of the Hyundai was transported by med-flight with serious injuries, according to VSP.
The driver of the Ford, Mary Lester, 54, of Tazewell, Va., was transported to a nearby hospital for minor injuries. Lester had been wearing her seatbelt.
The crash is still under investigation.