17 year old Abria Stone, a student at Chatham High School, was killed in a Pittsylvania, VA tractor trailer accident.   Around 11:30 PM on Monday, December 14, Stone’s car had broken down in the right hand lane of U.S. 29. 

According to GoDanRiver.com, a passenger car swerved to avoid hitting the teen’s car obstructing  the view of the driver of the Old Dominion tractor trailer.  Harold Tuttle, the driver of the tractor trailer, hit the vehicle causing his truck to flip.

Abria Stone was taken to the Danville Regional Mideical Center, and then to Moses Sone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, NC where she later died.  The two passengers in Stone’s car were hospitalized, but their injuries were unknown. 

Tuttle of Kennersville, NC had to be extracted from the tractor trailer and airlifted to Duke University Medical Center. 

The accident is still under investigation.

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