Woman dies after Monday crash
A woman died as a result of injuries suffered in a vehicle accident in Smithfield on Feb. 22, Virginia State Police said late Sunday.
Nancy Bradshaw Hearn, 68, died at Riverside Regional Medical Center, state police Sgt. Michelle Anaya stated in a press release.
The accident happened about 3:27 p.m. in the 1000 block of South Church Street, Anaya said last week.
Police say the collision occurred when the driver of a 2018 Honda Odyssey, Henry Hearn Jr., was traveling north on Church Street when he slowed to make a right turn into the Supreme gas station and Park-N-Shop store. There, he was struck from behind by a 2008 Ford Fusion driven by a 17-year-old, whose name police are withholding on count of his being a juvenile. All parties were wearing seat belts.
The teen was initially charged with unsafe speed for roadway conditions.