Fatal Crash In Albemarle County
Police are investigating a fatal car crash Friday. It happened just after 5:00 Friday morning on Plank Road just west of Monacan Trail in Albemarle County.
The driver, 39-year-old Nikki Renee Patterson of Afton, struck a deer, veered off the side of the road and hit a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Albemarle County Police say Patterson wasn't wearing a seatbelt. No one else was in the vehicle when the accident happened.