POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. -- A fatal crash has closed lanes Route 288 south in Powhatan.
Virginia State Police said that there was one confirmed death in the multi-vehicle crash. Two others suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Traffic is backed up more than three miles near the Huguenot Trail/Robious Road exit.
"All southbound lanes are closed near Huguenot Trail (Route 711) due to a crash," a VDOT spokesperson wrote in an email. "Traffic is being diverted to the Huguenot Trail off-ramp back to Route 288. Use alternate routes and expect delays."
Pictures shared from the crash scene showed at least two cars involved in the crash.
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