Authorities have released the name of the woman killed in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Lee County Wednesday.
Virginia State Police said a 2006 Pontiac was going north on Route 606 around 3:08 p.m. in the Keokee community when it ran off the left side of the road, went down an embankment and struck a tree head-on. The driver 38-year-old Lisa McKnight, of Keokee, died at the scene.
The passenger was taken to Holston Valley Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries. His condition has not been released.
Neither person was wearing a seat belt. The crash remains under investigation.