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Morning crash kills one on Simmons Gap Road

Morning crash kills 1 on Simmons Gap Road

One person died in a Wednesday morning two-car crash that closed Simmons Gap Road near Plunkett Road, according to Albemarle County police.

The collision occurred about 8:15 a.m., authorities said.

The name of the person killed and an explanation of how the crash occurred have not been released pending notification of family and completion of an investigation.

The crash involved a sedan and a sport utility vehicles, police said. No further details were released.

Some roads in the region were slick and slippery this morning thanks to rain on Monday and Tuesday and temperatures that reached near freezing this morning.

Virginia Department of Transportation crews were preparing for possible wintry weather Tuesday night. No snow developed but there were reports of scattered icy surfaces across Central Virginia.


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