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James City County Police Respond to Fatal Traffic Crash

(Courtesy of JCPD)

JAMES CITY COUNTY — James City County Police (JCPD) are investigating a Saturday crash that claimed the life of a 59-year-old Newport News woman.

On Saturday, May 21, at approximately 4:41 p.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments responded to a crash involving a 2018 Hyundai and a 2020 Volvo.

The crash took place at the intersection of Greensprings Road and The Maine. According to a JPCD release, The Hyundai was traveling east on The Maine when it crossed in front of the Volvo, which was traveling north on Greenspsrings Road. The passenger of the Hyundai, 59-year-old Sharon Russel of Newport News, was transported to Williamsburg Regional Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

There were two rear passengers in the Volvo. One passenger was transported to Riverside Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The second was transported to Williamsburg Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Hyundai was also transported to Riverside Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to the release, Greenspring Road was blocked for several hours while the investigation took place.

JCPD says that the crash remains under investigation.

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