NOTTOWAY COUNTY, Va. -- Virginia State Police released the names of two women killed in a head-on crash.
The women killed in Friday's crash were identified by police as Cynthia Jean Pierce, 69, of Prince Edward County, and Doris Johnson Fowlkes, 69, of Lunenburg County.
"At 10:11 a.m. on Friday, June 23, Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 726, Lewistown Plank Road about .2 of a mile north of Route 651, Old School House Road in Nottoway County," a Virginia State Police spokesperson wrote. "A 1994 Toyota Camry driven by Cynthia Jean Pierce, 69, of Prince Edward County crashed, head-on, with a 2011 Hyundai Tucson driven by Doris Johnson Fowlkes, 69, of Lunenburg County. Both drivers succumbed to injuries on the scene. They were wearing their seatbelts."
The crash remains under investigation.
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