On September 9, 2020 at 3:12 p.m., deputies responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash in 71600 block of Taylor Creek Road. It was discovered that a Chevrolet pickup lost control, exited the highway and struck a tree. The driver, a 50 year old female and only occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. The identity of the driver is being withheld pending notification to the extended family. The circumstances of the crash are being investigated by the Hanover Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit. The cause of death will be determined at a later date by the Medical Examiner’s Office/Division of Forensic Science.
Investigators are still collecting information to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic incident. Anyone that may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 804-365-6140. We extend our sincerest condolences to the family during this difficult time.