CHESAPEAKE -- A Portsmouth woman was killed and her four-year-old passenger and another driver were injured in a head-on collision in Chesapeake.

It happened around 3:45 p.m. Monday in the 4300 block of Bruce Road at Peppercorn Drive in Western Branch.

Elizabeth B. Fitzwater, a prosecutor for the city of Portsmouth, was going west when she veered off the road and overcorrected, sending her vehicle into path of the oncoming vehicle.

Fitzwater, 42, died at the scene.

The child and driver of the other vehicle were taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, police stated.

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