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Chesterfield woman killed in crash, man charged with DWI

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Posted at 11:46 AM, May 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 11:49:05-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — The driver of a Dodge Ram truck that collided head-on with a car Saturday night on Branders Bridge Road in Chesterfield has been arrested.

Christopher B. Brasher, 32, of Daleville, was charged with DUI involuntary manslaughter and driving while intoxicated.

Christopher Brasher (PHOTO: Chesterfield Police)

Christopher Brasher (PHOTO: Chesterfield Police)

“[The] Dodge Ram truck was traveling south on Branders Bridge Road when it crossed the double yellow line into the northbound lanes and collided head-on with a Chevrolet Cruze,” a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said about the 8 p.m. crash.

The driver of the Chevrolet, 45-year-old Dorothy D. Beach, of Glenmorgan Drive in Chesterfield, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The investigation into the fatal crash remains on-going.

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