James City County woman killed in early morning crash


A James City County woman is dead after an early morning car crash in the upper end of York County.

Kaitlynn Ann Lanning, 21, was driving westbound in the 5000 block of Rochambeau drive between Lightfoot and Croaker at about 2:05 a.m. on Aug. 31 when she lost control of her 2001 Acura TL and hit a tree, according to a Virginia State Police news release.

Lanning was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and speed was a contributing factor in the crash, the release said.

Police have notified family members of the crash, according to the release.

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