Ashley N. Chapman Killed in Accident at Route 17 in Gloucester County, VA

August 24, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Ashley N. Chapman
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Highway 17, Portsmouth, Gloucester County, VA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Virginia State Police
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer, Passenger Car
Route 17
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Commercial truck collided with the rear of a Chevrolet Beretta

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a woman at Route 17 in Gloucester County, VA on August 24th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer headed southbound on Route 17 collided with the rear of a Chevrolet Beretta stopped in traffic. Police say the driver of the Chevrolet, 25-year-old Ashley N. Chapman, died at the scene. A passenger, who was not publicly identified, was hospitalized with serious injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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