Russell County, Va. fatal crash victim identified

Virginia State Police troopers said one person has died following a single-vehicle crash early Thursday morning in Russell County, Va.

According to a VSP news release, the crash, involving a Jeep Wrangler, happened on Tower Road.

VSP said the Wrangler went off the road, went down an embankment and overturned on its side.

The driver of the Jeep — Michelle L. Snider, 44, of Winston Salem, N.C. — was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. Two other people riding in the Jeep were taken to a nearby hospital.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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