A Buchanan woman died in a Botetourt County crash Friday, state police said.

Ashley Niccole Brooks, 26, was the driver of a vehicle that ran off Interstate 81 about 2 a.m., according to Trooper Aaron Cummings.

The vehicle was heading south on I-81 when it went off the road and hit a guard rail at the 152.2 mile marker, near Troutville, he said.

Nobody else was in the vehicle.

Cummings said state police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

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