Strasburg residents killed in Botetourt County crash

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Two people were killed in a car crash in Botetourt County, Va. Friday afternoon and another 3 were injured. All five people in the car were from Strasburg, Va.

The accident happened on Interstate 81 near Buchanan, Va. around 1 p.m. on November 16. 

According to Virginia State Police, the driver, Mary Elliott, 80, lost control of her Honda Civic after crossing over the center line and running off the road.

Troopers say the vehicle struck an embankment and rolled over several times. Juanita Neff, 65, and Charlene Hodson, 46, were thrown from the car during the crash and died of their injuries. 

Elliott was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital to be treated for her injuries. Two other passengers, Donald Neff, 70, and a 13-year-old boy were injured and transported to Roanoke Memorial for non-life threatening injuries.

The crash is still under investigation by Virginia State Police. 

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