BERKELEY COUNTY, WV - State Police say a car crash has claimed the life of a Martinsburg woman.
It happened just after 7:00 p.m. Sunday on Route 9 near the Opequon Creek Lane exit.
Police say an SUV went off the road and struck a guardrail.
The passenger in the front seat, Elizabeth Putman, was pronounced dead on the scene as a result of her injuries in the crash.
The driver was taken to a nearby hospital and another passenger in the rear of the vehicle was not injured.
The accident remains under investigation.