NELSON COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Veronica Jones, of Monroe, VA, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday night single-vehicle crash in Nelson County.

Jones, 58, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Massies Mill around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday night.


According to officials, Jones was operating a vehicle on Patrick Henry Highway, near Fishertown Lane, when for unknown reasons, she crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle the made contact with a highway sign, an embankment and a pile of logs, before coming to a rest after hitting an utility pole.

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

She was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the violent crash.

Police are asking anyone who might have been traveling in the area between 8:20 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and may have witnessed the crash to call 434-352-7128 or email, reports WSET.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Nelson County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was estimated to be 15,020. Its county seat is Lovingston. Nelson County is part of the Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

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