Woman Dies at Scene of Wreck in Henry County

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64 year-old Doris Pilson was pronounced dead at the scene after a car crash in Henry County Wednesday evening around 6:45 PM. Virginia State Police say 36 year-old Daniel Martin, II swerved to avoid hitting a small animal on Route 687 near Hall Harbour Road. He then collided head-on with Pilson. An 8 year-old girl was also in Pilson’s car and was flown to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Martin was taken to the Martinsville Hospital where he is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. He was charged with reckless driving.