YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal accident on Route 199 in York County.
Emergency communications was notified around 4:45 a.m. for a single-vehicle accident on Penniman Road and Tranquility Drive. The only occupant of the vehicle died in the crash.
State Police have identified the deceased as 31-year-old Ashley Yount of Carrollton.
Sgt. Michelle Anaya with VSP said the investigation shows Yount’s Honda Accord ran off the road and struck a tree. Due to the impact, they believe speed was a factor in the crash.
No other details have been released. Stay tuned to WAVY.com for updates.