Courtland woman killed in two-car crash in Southampton

The scene of a fatal crash in Southampton County, Virginia on Dec. 4, 2017. (Photo: Southampton County Sheriff's Office).

CAPRON, Va. (WAVY) — A Courtland woman was killed after two cars collided Monday morning in Southampton County.

Southampton deputies were called to a crash at the intersection of Southampton Parkway and Buckhorn Quarter Road around 7:45 a.m.

Deputies found that visibility around the crash scene was only about 100 yards.

One of the drivers, 66-year-old Veronica Wilson, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other car was taken to Southampton Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Both sides of the road were shutdown following the crash. Virginia Department of Transportation officials said a detour was put in place.

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