A Rustburg woman died following a single-vehicle crash in Campbell County Wednesday, according to Virginia State Police.

Shirley R. Doss, 75, was traveling west in a Kia Soul on Sunnymeade Road when the vehicle ran off the left side of the highway and struck a tree, according to a news release from state police.

Doss was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital, where she was declared deceased.

Investigators said a medical emergency may have been a factor in the crash.

— From staff reports

Medical examiner: Virginia shooter killed by police

VIRGINIA BEACH — A medical examiner said the man who killed 12 people in Virginia Beach died from multiple gunshot wounds in a shootout with police officers.

In releasing the manner of death for DeWayne Craddock, Virginia’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Wednesday officially ruled it a homicide. The ruling means that Craddock did not take his own life in a Virginia Beach municipal building on Friday.

Police said Craddock was a longtime employee at the city’s public works department. He was armed with two semi-automatic handguns, a silencer and extended ammunition magazines.

He killed 11 employees and a contractor before engaging in a protracted gun fight with police officers.

Donna Price, the district administrator for the medical examiner’s Tidewater District, said all of Craddock’s victims died from gunshot wounds.

— From wire reports

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