PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — An elderly woman from Portsmouth died following a crash in Caroline County.

According to Virginia State Police, the single-vehicle crash occurred around 12:45 p.m. on January 13 on the northbound lanes of Route 17 just south of Camden Road. 

Officials say 70-year-old Portsmouth resident Edith Mack was driving northbound on Route 17 when she ran off the roadway, overcorrected the car, crossed both lanes, and struck a tree on the left side of the roadway.

State troopers say Mack died at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

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