VSP investigating fatal crash in Shenandoah County

VSP investigating fatal crash in Shenandoah County
Virginia State Police (FILE) (Source: WVIR)

SHENANDOAH, Va. (WHSV) — Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash in Shenandoah County on Tuesday, Dec. 22.

The crash occurred at 11:40 p.m. along Route 55 (Front Royal Road), about half a mile north of Pangle Lane.

Officials with Virginia State Police say a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling west on Route 55 when it ran off the right side of the roadway, over corrected, crossed a double solid yellow center line, ran off the left side of the roadway and collided with a tree.

VSP says the driver, Kayla N. Beaty, 23, of Strasburg, Va., died at the scene as a result of her injuries. VSP says Beaty was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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