Fatal crash being investigated

Published 1:45 pm Thursday, December 30, 2021

At 3:13 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 25, Virginia State Police (VSP) responded to a single-vehicle crash on Prince Edward Hwy., U.S. Route 460, just west of Milford Lane.

A 2000 Chevrolet Blazer was traveling east on Prince Edward Hwy. when it ran off the right side of the road, struck a ditch and overturned.

The driver, Wayne A. Alegre, 64, of Pamplin., was transported for treatment of serious injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

The passenger, Bridget R. Alegre, 43, was transported to an area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.

Charges are pending. The crash remains under investigation.