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Virginia State Police: One person dead in Interstate 95 crash in Petersburg

Crystal Graham
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A two-vehicle crash this afternoon resulted in one person dead and two people taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The accident occurred at 2:24 p.m. on southbound I-95 on exit 50 toward Route 460 in Petersburg.

According to Virginia State Police, a 2013 Honda CRV, driven by Tyron Jameke Mills, 24, of Petersburg, struck a 2013 Hyundai Sonata, overcorrected, ran off the road to the left, struck trees and overturned.

Mills and the front seat passenger in the CRV, La’niah  De’twanique Artis, 25, of Carson, were transported to Southside Regional Hospital by ambulance for treatment of serious injuries.

Micah Mykel Moody, 19, of Emporia, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the Sonata suffered non-life-threatening injuries and did not go to the hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.

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