VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A woman was killed Saturday night driving an SUV when she struck a tree head-on on East Sparrow Road.
Police say shortly before 9 p.m., 48-year-old Linda Gray was traveling westbound in the 800 block of East Sparrow Rd. when she lost control of her SUV which had left the roadway and hit a tree.
Medics pronounced Gray deceased at the scene, according to a press release from Virginia Beach police.
Police say that speed was a contributing factor in the crash and that Gray was wearing a seatbelt at the time. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor.
Virginia Beach's Fatal Crash Team is continuing to investigate the accident.
A routine traffic stop in Chesapeake resulted in a three-city pursuit Friday morning.
Wet weather is expected to move into the area over the weekend, forcing some areas to cancel or change their holiday events.
Four vehicles were involved in a crash on Route 17 in Gloucester Friday morning.