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Log truck driver dies in crash in Isle of Wight County

A person died after being entrapped in a vehicle that overturned in the 900 block of Myrtle Road.

CARRSVILLE, Va. — Author's Note: The above video is on file from Oct. 21, 2021.

Virginia State Police said a deadly vehicle crash happened Monday morning in Isle of Wight County.

Police said they were called on Nov. 22, just after 9:30 a.m. about a single-vehicle crash that occurred in the 900 block of Myrtle Road.

When detectives arrived at the scene, they found an overturned log truck. The logs the truck had been carrying were crushing the cab, causing deadly injuries to the driver. 

Police said the driver was the only person inside the vehicle during the crash.

The driver died at the scene, according to officers. They were later identified as 54-year-old Linda G. Tomlin.

Police said Tomlin was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. 

Police have not released the victim's identity at this time -- their family is being notified. The crash remains under investigation.