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Vinton woman killed in crash near Valley View Mall in Roanoke

Virginia State Police say a Vinton woman died in a single vehicle crash Monday night.

The crash occurred about 10 p.m. on Interstate 581 near Valley View Mall in Roanoke.

Police say the driver of a Mitsubishi Eclipse, 27-year-old Brittany Kay Underwood, was traveling north and lost control, ran off the left side of the road, ran through the median and overturned.

Underwood was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene. Police say speed and alcohol are believed to have been factors in the crash.

Donald Wolfe

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