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Police identify Powhatan woman killed in Midlothian Turnpike crash

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Posted at 11:46 AM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 12:36:52-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police have identified a Powhatan woman killed in a single-vehicle crash in Chesterfield County Wednesday morning.

Police say the crash occurred near the intersection of Midlothian Turnpike and Old Otterdale Road at about 11:30 a.m.

"A 2013 Ford F-150 was traveling east on Midlothian Turnpike and approaching the intersection with Old Otterdale Road when it went off the road to the right and struck several trees," said a Chesterfield Police spokesperson.

The passenger, identified as 49-year-old Karen E. Martin, 49, was transported to the hospital where she died from her injuries.

The male driver of the truck was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police continue their investigation and anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.