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Injuries serious in Friday crash

SoVaNow.com / July 09, 2012
A 26 year old Cluster Springs woman suffered life threatening injuries in a 4:35 p.m. crash on Friday. Lashaz Shanta Crawley, the operator of a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix struck the trailer of the 2006 Kenworth tractor trailer which was traveling north on US 501 as she attempted to turn onto the highway from State Route 759.

Charles M. Mitchell, 59, of Halifax, the driver of the tractor trailer, was not injured in the crash.

Crawley, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from the car which went off the right side of the roadway, overturning. Virginia State Trooper J. R. Abbott estimated damages to the Pontiac at $4,500. Crawley was airlifted from Cluster Springs Elementary School to Duke University Medical Center.

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