Jessica Lewis was the driver in a November 10 accident that had two fatalities.
The death toll on Albemarle roads continues, with two more
people dead, adding up to five fatalities in less than a week, none
of them wearing seatbelts.
Scottsville Road was the scene of the latest carnage. Around
10pm November 16, southbound Amy Ouypron, 24, went off the road in
her 2006 Nissan Sentra, overcorrected, and swerved into a
northbound SUV, according to police.
Ouypron died at the scene at Route 20 and Red Hill Road, and
police say alcohol and excessive speed were factors in the crash.
The two people in the SUV had non-life-threatening injuries that
were treated at UVA Medical Center.
The driver in a November 8 single-vehicle crash on Scottsville
Road– Jane McKay, 76, of Palmyra– died November 15 from injuries
sustained in the accident, according to a release. Police are still
investigating what might have caused her to veer off the road and
down an embankment around 6:50pm that Monday.
Neither McKay nor Ouypron were wearing seatbelts, say police,
nor were any of the other victims of the past week.
Larry L. Taylor, 59, of Louisa,
died in an accident November 11 on I-64. Samuel A. Wells, 25,
has been charged with reckless driving in that crash.
And Jessica Marie Lewis, the
driver of the November 10 accident that kill...