Fatal crash in Wise County

Locally in the news, over in Wise County, Virginia the State Police are currently investigating a fatal crash that happened just before six a.m. along US 23 near the Indian Creek Flea Market.
Virginia State Police released the name of the woman killed as being Michaela S. Maine, age 41, of Pound, Virginia. Maine was driving a 2006 Toyota 4Runner north on Route 23 when it ran off the right side of the highway. Maine overcorrected which then caused the SUV to cross over into the northbound lanes and run off the left side of Route 23. The Toyota then continued thru the median and struck a 2010 Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck head on, which caused the Toyota to go off the southbound land and continue down an embankment. The Chevrolet then collided when a 2016 Kia that was southbound.
Both drivers of the other vehicles, the Chevrolet and the Kia, were transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.. The cause of the crash continues to be under investigation with the Southbound lanes of US 23 still closed at this time. Meanwhile accident reconstruction teams will be at the scene.

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