Cumberland woman killed in multi-vehicle crash on Route 1

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police have identified the woman who was killed  in a multi-vehicle crash on Route 1 (Jeff Davis Highway) in Chesterfield.

Police said the accident occurred at about 2:15 p.m. in the 10500 block of Jefferson Davis Highway when a 1998 Toyota 4Runner heading south crossed the center line and struck a 2003 Honda Accord and 2002 Ford F-150 that were heading north.

The driver of the 4Runner, identified as 37-year-old Melissa Ann Bowman of Cumberland, died as a result of her injuries.

The driver and passenger of the Accord and the driver of the F-150 were transported to Chippenham Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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