Falling tree hits 2 vehicles; 1 driver killed, 1 injured

ASHLAND, Va. (AP) -- Police say one driver was killed and another one was injured when a falling tree hit two vehicles in Hanover County.

The Hanover County Sheriff's Office says the tree broke in half and fell onto a westbound car and an eastbound SUV.

The car's driver, a 50-year-old woman from Doswell, was pronounced dead at the scene. The SUV's driver was taken to a local hospital. Their names haven't been released.

The accident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday on West Patrick Henry Road near Ashland.