CARROL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Virginia State Police are reporting that a Galax woman was killed in a crash while riding a scooter in Carroll County on August 8th.
According to police, around 7:30 am on Tuesday, the 8th, 54-year-old Jeannie L. Darrh of Galax was riding east on Route 58, near Partridge Road on a 2021 Daix PMZ50 scooter. She was then suddenly hit from behind by a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 31-year-old Isaiah S. Thompson of Galax.
Darrh was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Wake Forest, N.C. where she died from her injuries four days later, on August 12th. She was wearing a helmet.
Thompson was wearing his seatbelt and was not injured in the crash.
Police say the investigation is ongoing. Thompson was issued a ticket for driving on a revoked license, an expired registration, and operating an uninsured vehicle.