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Virginia State Police identify victim in deadly I-295 crash

Posted at 1:09 PM, May 13, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-14 10:37:39-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- This is an updated story. Find the original article below.

Virginia State Police have now identified the victims in a deadly crash that shut down Southbound lanes of I-295 Monday afternoon.

VSP officials say that at 12:00 p.m. on Monday they were called to Interstate 295 at the 23.5 mile marker in Henrico County.

There investigators say a 2016 Honda Pilot driven by Jamala Saran White, a 51-year-old from South Carolina, was traveling in the left lane when her vehicle crossed the center lane and rear ended a 2021 Freightliner tractor-trailer.

"The vehicle then overcorrected back across all lanes of traffic to the left and struck trees," Virginia State Police would write in a release.

The front seat passenger of the Honda, 71-year-old Charlene Yvonne Brown or Florence, South Carolina, died from her injuries at the scene. Another passenger, 44 year-old Rashan Kimoni Malloy was taken, along with White, to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

All the people involved were wearing their seatbelts. The driver of the Freightliner was not injured.

Fatigue is believed to have been a factor in the crash. It remains under investigation.

Original article is as follows:

Virginia State Police have confirmed that they are investigating following a deadly crash on Southbound Interstate 295 Monday.

The crash happened on I-295 near mile marker 22. That's just South of Route 5 or New Market Road. State police confirm at least one person died in the crash.

Currently the 2 left lanes of Southbound I-295 are blocked due to the crash and investigation.

CBS 6 has reached out to Virginia State Police for more information including who the victim is and how the crash happened. We will update as we learn more.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.

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