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Hanover, Va. – On August 8, 2015, at approximately 3:40 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Studley Road and Rural Point Road.
The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 Nissan Xterra, was travelling east on Rural Point Road and failed to stop to yield the right of way. The Nissan Xterra continued into the intersection and was struck on the passenger side by a 2002 International Truck traveling North on Studley Road. The Nissan Xterra was occupied by two adults. The International Truck was only occupied by the adult driver.
The passenger of the Nissan Xterra, Crystal Mae Byers, 65, of Glen Allen, VA was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. The driver of the Nissan Xterra was transported to VCU Medical Center as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. None of the driver’s injuries appear life threatening. The driver of the International Truck reported no injuries.
Investigators are still collecting information and consulting with the Medical Examiner to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident.
We extend our sincerest condolences to the family of Crystal Byers.