A Fries woman died Wednesday after being run over by a truck, and the driver — who left the scene — is charged with first-degree murder.
Virginia State Police Trooper W.B. Deskins responded to a fatal crash in Smyth County at 8:50 a.m. on Aug. 24.
Two men and two women were riding in a 2008 Ford diesel pickup truck when the driver, John R. Lewis, pulled over and stopped in the 500 block of Knight Road, according to the state police report. Two passengers – Samuel D. Lawson and Heather M. Clontz – exited the vehicle.