Natural Bridge woman dies in car accident

A Natural Bridge woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday morning in Rockbridge County.

According to Virginia State Police,  Laura Schnetzler was driving a Nissan Pathfinder on Route 610, just north of Route 682, when the vehicle ran off the road and landed in a creek.

Schnetzler was wearing a seat belt.

She was 55.

Here is the news release:

The Virginia State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash that occurred this morning at approximately 10:00 am on Route 610 just north of Route 682 in Rockbridge County.

A 1994 Nissan Pathfinder was traveling northbound when it ran off the left side of the roadway overturned and landed on its top in a creek.

The driver Laura B. Schnetzler, age 55 of Natural Bridge, Virginia was pronounced dead at the scene. Schnetzler was wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash.