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Woman drives off road, strikes tree in Henrico fatal crash

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- State Police are investigating after a woman drove off the road and struck a tree in a fatal crash Sunday morning.

The accident occurred at approximately 7:10 a.m. on Interstate 295 at exit 43 when a 2013 Toyota Yaris traveling south took the exit ramp at a high speed, causing the vehicle to run off the road to the right before striking several trees and overturning.

The driver of the Toyota, 52-year-old Nancy C. Lauff of Mechanicsville, died at the scene. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

Police say speed is being considered a factor in the crash.

This is a developing story. Stay with CBS 6 for updates.