UPDATE: Missing Bristol VA woman located following crash


A Bristol, Virginia woman reported missing by police Thursday evening has been found following a car crash in the Benhams community Friday morning.

Family members told News 5's Thomas Gray that Novella Thompson, 85, was involved in a wreck in which the woman's car overturned. The family indicated that preliminary information from the crash site was that Thompson was injured.

The news of officials discovering Thompson's whereabout came just before members of her church had gathered for a vigil to pray for her discovery and safe return.

News 5 will have more information on the case as it becomes available.

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