Melissa K. Crossland, 45, Richland was killed in a one-vehicle accident about 6:16 p.m. Sept. 2 on Rt. A three-tenths of a mile east of Seven Springs Road in Camden County.
She was a passenger in a 2001 Oldsmobile Alero driven by Joshua L. Shelton, 25, of Crocker. Neither person was wearing a seat belt.
The accident occurred as Shelton failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle traveled off the right side of the road, struck a tree and overturned. Crossland was pronounced dead at the scene by medical examiner Jaimie Wheat at 7:45 p.m.
This is the first fatal accident in Troop 5 for September and the 25th for the year.