At 3:23 p.m. on Sunday (Aug. 23), Virginia State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Route 58 (Philpott Rd.), one mile east of Route 747 (Flint Rock Rd.).

A 2000 Acura TL ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree.

A passenger in the vehicle, Kolby D. Singleton, 18, of Danville, Va., died at the scene. She was not wearing a seatbelt. 

The driver of the vehicle, Jamel L. Faulkner, Jr., 18, of South Boston, Va., was transported for treatment of serious injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt.

Speed was a contributing factor. Charges are pending.

The crash remains under investigation.