A Berryville resident died Wednesday night as a result of injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident in Frederick County. 40 year old Tara Whetzel Ketron, who lived on Walnut Street in Berryville, died at approximately 11:30PM at Winchester Medical Center.
The accident occurred on Back Mountain Road (Route 614) near Route 50, just north of Route 600. At approximately 10:22 Ketron was heading southbound in her 1995 Isuzu Trooper when her vehicle ran off the right side of the road, sideswiped a tree, and struck a second tree head on. She was transported to Winchester Medical Center where she later died from the injuries she sustained.
Ketron was not wearing a seat belt.
Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash. The accident remains under investigation.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home in Berryville. See full details in her obituary here.