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Woodlawn woman passes away after early Oct. wreck

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UPDATE — An 80-year-old Woodlawn woman involved in a two-vehicle collision Oct. 3 has died.

Ila Faye Payne passed away Oct. 27 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., according to an obituary from Vaughan Guynn Funeral Home.

Payne had been taken to the hospital after an accident at U.S. 58 and Breezy Ridge Road.
A Virginia State Police report by Trooper C.M. Delp says that Ila Faye Payne, driving a 2000 Chevy Cavalier, attempted to pull out from Breezy Ridge Road and go west on U.S. 58. at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 3.
The Cavalier was struck by a Buick driven by Patrick Joseph Kelly Sr. of Fancy Gap.
Along with emergency officials from several agencies, two helicopters landed at Woodlawn School to transport Payne and Andrea Ruppel Kelly to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.

 Authorities said after the accident that Payne had intensive surgery, while Kelly was treated for her injuries and released.