Henry Co., VA – State Police are investigating an accident that killed Ridgeway woman Thursday evening.
According to State Police, Ellen Compton-Gooding, 60, was driving a 1991 Ford Explorer northbound on Route 87 when it ran off of the right side of the road, hitting the bank and rolling over, eventually striking a 1997 Chevrolet pick-up truck.
The Chevrolet truck was stopped at the intersection of Route 1008.
Compton-Gooding was taken to Memorial Hospital of Martinsville where she died from her injuries. She was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash, State Police say.
State Police are continuing their investigation into the crash.
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