Two area residents lost their lives on Bedford County roads this past week ? one as a result of icy conditions on county roads Friday morning.
Pamela Joyce Miller, 54, of Thaxton, was traveling south on Virginia 691 when she ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree, according to Sgt. Bob Carpentieri of the Virginia State Police. The accident occurred at about 9 a.m. and she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Carpentieri said Miller was wearing her seat belt, adding that the single-vehicle accident was weather related.