Va. woman killed at site of granddaughter's death

AP News
Posted: Nov 29, 2009 8:25 PM

Police say a Virginia woman was struck and killed while taking flowers to a roadside memorial for her granddaughter who died in a crash at the same spot a week ago.

Lt. C. Ferrigno of the Henrico Police Department tells the Richmond Times Dispatch that the car hit the pickup truck 74-year-old Ruth M. Bellio of Midlothian had just gotten out of to lay the flowers on Saturday afternoon. Police say it then hit her and her husband, Joseph, who was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Henrico police say their granddaughter, 25-year-old Danielle L. Bellio, died on Nov. 21, after crashing her vehicle into a tree following a police chase in the southern Virginia city.