VSP Investigating Fatal Augusta County Crash


Laurel Hill Road
Augusta County, VA

Verbatim release via VSP: At 10:24 p.m., Tuesday, Virginia State Police Trooper T.L. Johnson responded to a fatal pedestrian crash in Augusta County. The crash occurred July 3, 2018, on Laurel Hill Road at the intersection of Dunsmore Road.

A 2010 Chevrolet Impala was traveling east on Laurel Hill Road when it struck a female pedestrian walking in the roadway.

The pedestrian, Wanda K. Kramer, 41, of Verona, Va., died at the scene.

The driver of the Impala, Jeffery S. Lakatos, 50, of Waynesboro, Va., was not injured in the crash. Lakatos was arrested for DUI/manslaughter and was transported to Middle River Regional Jail.

The crash remains under investigation

Corinne N. Geller
Public Relations Director
Virginia State Police


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