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Girl airlifted to hospital after Bedford Co. accident

Girl airlifted to hospital after Bedford Co. accident

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BEDFORD COUNTY, VA -

11:00 p.m. update

A Vinton woman was taken to the hospital Saturday night after she ran off the road in Bedford County.

 Virginia State Police say Katherine Hayslet, 58, was heading west on Route 24, a little after 8 p.m. when she lost control of her PT Cruiser and hit a bridge.

After further investigation, police found that she was distracted and driving without her seat belt.

Charges are pending.

No word yet on her current condition.

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10:30 p.m.

According to Bedford County Police, a woman has been airlifted to the hospital after an accident that happened on Route 24 this evening.

Virginia State Police are handling the investigation.

We're working to bring you more information as it comes into our newsroom.