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UVA student killed in Sunday night crash

Posted at 2:21 PM, Oct 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-05 14:21:58-04

ALBEMARLE, Va. — A University of Virginia medical student was killed in crash Sunday night, according to Albemarle Police. The crash victim was identified as Juliana Porter, 25, of Norfolk.

Porter’s Honda Civic was traveling north along the 5900 block of Scottsville Road at about 8:05 p.m. Sunday when it hit a southbound Ford Explorer.

“The circumstances surrounding the cause of the crash remain under investigation by the Crash Reconstruction Team,” an Albemarle Police spokeswoman said. “At this point, it does not appear that alcohol was a factor in the crash.”

The people in the Ford Explorer suffered minor injuries.