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2 dead, 2 teenagers seriously injured in fiery Brunswick County crash

Virginia State Police
Posted at 4:18 PM, Aug 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-30 16:18:22-04

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, Va. -- Two people are dead and two teenagers are seriously injured after a car ran off the road and struck a tree in Brunswick County on Monday.

A crash investigation by Virginia State Police found that a 2012 Lincoln Navigator was traveling eastbound on Route 58 (Governor Harrison Parkway) when the driver ran off the road and struck a tree. The force of the impact caused the vehicle to catch on fire.

The driver and the front-seat passenger, both males, died upon the impact of the crash.

The back seat passengers, a 19-year-old female and a 16-year-old male were transported with serious life-threatening injuries.

Speed was determined to have been a contributing factor in the crash. At this time, the next of kin has not been made or located.