UTV passenger killed in Henry County accident

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WFXR) A 38-year-old Henry County woman was killed after a UTV accident.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident late Saturday night at the Outdoorsman Park ATV Trails and Catfish Pond. When they arrived on the scene they found two people injured.

Angela Burks was rushed to a local hospital where she later died.

Paul Burk was also taken to the hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.  

Police say the UTV was on a steep incline when it overturned ejecting the passenger.

Neither riders were wearing a helmet or seatbelt at the time of the crash. 

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. 

Her death has been ruled accidental. 

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