1 killed in fiery wreck in Lancaster County

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LANCASTER COUNTY, Va. — State police said one person was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Lancaster County early Saturday morning.

The wreck happened just before 1:20 a.m. at Huntsville Road and River Road.

That’s when Sgt. Steve Vick with Virginia State Police said a Ford Crown Victoria headed north on River Road ran off the highway, struck a tree and bust into flames.

The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene.

“The victim’s remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for positive identification and autopsy,” Vick said. ”
The name will be released once this has been completed.”

The crash remains under investigation.

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