ACCOMACK COUNTY --An elderly woman was killed during a Saturday morning crash on the Eastern Shore.

State police were alerted to a two vehicle just before 11 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 13 and Taylor Road in Tasley.

According to a press release, a 1993 Chevrolet s1o pickup truck was traveling south in the left lane on Highway 13.

A 1987 Dodge Caravan pulled into the pickup truck's path while going east on Taylor Road and tried to cross onto Highway 13.

The pickup was not able to avoid the van and struck the van in the driver's side.

82-year-old Winifred Burkhead, the driver of the Caravan, died at the scene. Police confirm that she was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the pickup, Morris Ames, was transported to a hospital in Nassawadox. His injuries are considered serious. Morris was wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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