From Virginia State Police:
Virginia State Police is continuing its investigation into an early morning crash on eastbound Route 33, South Spotswood Trial, approximately one-tenth of a mile east of Route 636, Valentine Mill Road, in Louisa County.
At approximately 10:30 a.m., May 23, Virginia State Police responded after the driver of a 2008 Hyundai Tiburon ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.
Both the male driver and female passenger, who were both not wearing their safety belts, died at the scene.
Speed is considered a factor in the crash. Route 33 was closed in both directions for approximately two hours.
The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the on-going state police investigation.
The victims of the accident were identified as 18-year-old Dawn Ross and 21-year-old Derrick Burford.