State police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday evening on Route 522 south of Route 604 in Warren County.

A 2001 Ford Expedition was traveling north on Route 522 at around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday when it ran off of the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, and then went off the left side of the road. The vehicle hit a tree and caught fire, according to a news release from state police Sgt. Brent Coffey.

The driver, a female, was found in the burned vehicle and had died at the scene, Coffey stated. Her remains have been transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Manassas for autopsy, examination and positive identification.

The crash remains under investigation.

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