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19-year-old killed in single-car crash on Virginia highway

Police say the teenager was wearing a seat belt during the time of the crash.

MANASSAS, Va. — A 19-year-old woman who was wearing a seatbelt was killed in a single-vehicle crash on New Year's Eve in Augusta County.

The crash occurred on Interstate 81 at the 236-mile marker just before 8 p.m.

According to Virginia State Police, the driver of a 2004 Mazda MPV was traveling north on I-81 when she ran off the left side of the highway into the median, hit a ditch, and ultimately crashed into a tree. 

Police identified the driver as Adelyne R. Barr of Manassas, Virginia. She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Barr was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident, authorities said.

The crash remains under investigation. 

This is a developing story. We are working to gather additional details. Stay with WUSA9 for the latest updates as they come in to our newsroom.  

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