Winton woman dies in Suffolk crash

Published 11:06 am Wednesday, December 8, 2010

SUFFOLK, Va. – A 31-year-old Winton, NC woman died on Sunday after losing control of her vehicle and striking a tree in the 7100 block of Whaleyville Boulevard.

Niki J. Nuas was traveling southbound on Whaleyville Boulevard in a 2001 Ford Focus when she ran off the road on the right, according to Suffolk Police spokesperson Debbie George.

Nuas’ vehicle re-entered the roadway, but left it again traveling backwards and then hit a tree, George said in a press release.

Nuas died at the scene.

Police do not believe weather conditions contributed to the accident, but they are not sure what caused Nuas to lose control, George stated.