Authorities ID victim in head-on Hanover collision

Posted at 3:08 PM, Jun 19, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-19 15:30:02-04

HANOVER, Va. (WTVR) – The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office released the name of a woman who died after a head-on crash on Pole Green Road Saturday night.

Sergeant Chris Whitley said Tuesday that 55-year-old Mary T. Hoover, of the 2300 block of Mountainbrook Drive in Henrico County, died at VCU Medical Center from injuries sustained in the crash.

Whitley said 56-year-old Richard E. Lawrence Jr., of the 7400 block of Newtown Road in St. Stephens Church, was arrested on a Driving Under the Influence charge in connection with the crash.

Whitley said the accident, which happened shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday on Pole Green Road, near Lee Davis Road, sent six people to the hospital.

Whitley said Tuesday that the investigation into the crash continues.

The Sheriff’s Office is also asking for anyone who may have witnessed the accident to call 804-365-6140.  Call the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text: iTip to CRIMES (274637).