Young Deceased Driver Identified In Essex County Accident

At 11:30 p.m. on Friday (Oct 29), Virginia State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Route 602 (Ashdale Road) approximately 260 feet south of Route 644 (Wildwood Road.) in Essex County Virginia.

The preliminary investigation reveals that a 2006 Acura sedan was headed north on Route 602 when it ran off the road to the right and struck several trees.


Carlene N. Taylor, 25, of Essex Virginia, was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle. Taylor was not wearing a seat belt and succumbed to her injuries on scene.

Speed is being investigated as a factor in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

PHOTOS The attached photo is the property of the Virginia State Police,

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