From STAFF REPORTS

A Moneta woman is dead following a two vehicle crash Tuesday just after 9 p.m.

Laurie Pickeral Chitwood, 44, was driving a 2010 Mini Cooper south on U.S. 220, one mile south of Virginia 635 in Rocky Mount when the vehicle struck a 2004 Volvo pulling a flat bed trailer, behind it while it was making a right turn into a parking lot.

Virginia State Police say Chitwood was wearing her seat belt and died at the scene.

The driver of the Volvo was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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