Woman dies in Halifax accident, man charged

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A man has been arrested after a woman died in a serious accident in Halifax County Tuesday evening.

The crash occurred shortly after 8 p.m. on Traynham Grove Road near Hickory Road.

Thomas Doyle was driving a Dodge pickup truck with Theresa Goetz as a passenger. They were traveling south on Traynham Grove Road when the truck ran off the left side of the road. Doyle over-corrected the vehicle, which caused it to cross back over the road and run off the right side of the road where it struck a tree. 

Goetz died at the scene. Doyle refused medical attention at the scene.

Pictured: Thomas Doyle, 55, of Alton, Va.

Doyle was transported to Blue Ridge Regional Jail. He has been charged with DUI-Manslaughter. 

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