According to a press release from Corinne N. Geller, Virginia State Police public relations director, VSP Master Trooper J.D. Anderson responded to the crash shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday.
The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of Route 23 near the 50 mile marker. A vehicle that had been traveling south on Route 23 crossed into the northbound lanes and crashed. There was one confirmed fatality, according to the release.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
All northbound lanes of Route 23 were cleared and re-opened to traffic by 6:40 p.m.