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Linli Xu, 25, Justin C. Ransome, 41, and Amy Lee Abbott, 45, killed when struck by vehicle on Route 288 in Goochland County, Virginia

Modified Date: 
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:19am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

3 people killed on Route 288

Investigators say a car pulled over to the shoulder after being involved in a crash with an animal. Three people inside that car exited and were standing next the car when another vehicle hit them.

Details emerge in crash that killed 3 on Route 288

A 2016 Audi Q5, driven by Claire Carr, 53, of North Chesterfield,  was traveling southbound in the lane and came upon the Mercedes. In attempt to avoid striking the vehicle, Carr veered to the left striking Xu, Ransome, and Abbott that were standing to the left of the Mercedes.   

Family of pregnant woman killed in 288 crash thanks strangers who stopped to help

“She was a very peaceful loving girl and always nice to her family and friends. She got along with everyone and that’s how we liked to remember her,” Xu described.   

Driver pleads not guilty to killing 3 on Route 288

Claire Carr, 53, entered her plea this week in Goochland County Circuit Court, according to online court records.


People Involved: 
Linli Xu
Justin C. Ransome
Amy Lee Abbott
Claire Carr
Route 288

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