Tazewell Virginia Woman Dies In Two Vehicle Crash In Russell County
A Tazewell Virginia woman is dead after crash Monday morning on Route 19 in Russell County, Virginia. Virginia State Police say 70 year old Peggy S. Asbury died at the scene. She was not wearing a seatbelt when the Toyota Highlander she was a passenger in crashed into a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee as it was using a crossover to turn onto Route 1050. The driver of the Highlander, Charlie J. Asbury was transported to a hospital with non life threatening injuries. 25 year old Austin Hicks of Whitewood who was the driver of the Jeep was not injured in the crash. He was, however charged with failure to yield the right of way. The crash remains under investigation.