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Strasburg woman dies in single-vehicle crash in Shenandoah County

(© annette shaff –

Virginia State Police Trooper N. Wakeman is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Shenandoah County reported on Dec. 22 at 11:40 p.m. along Route 55 a half-mile north of Pangle Lane.

A 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling west on Route 55 when it ran off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, crossed a double solid yellow centerline, ran off the left side of the roadway, and collided with a tree.

The driver of the Chevrolet, Kayla N. Beaty, 23, of Strasburg, died at the scene of the crash as a result of her injuries.

Beaty was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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