Fatal Crash

By Zach Armstrong


SUSSEX, Va -- A Sussex County woman, 21, died Wednesday after crashing head-on into a dump truck.

The crash occurred west of Little Mill Road at Hunt Road around when Elyssandra Nicole Reeves who was driving a Honda Fit was traveling in the center of the road when she collided head-on with a dump truck, according to Virginia State Police.

Reeves, who resided at the 1800 block of Walkers Mill Road in Sussex, was taken from the scene of the crash to Chippenham Hospital where she later died. The driver of the dump truck wasn’t injured.

Factors such as alcohol and speed are not considered to have played a role in the accident, however, Reeves was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.