Jan. 31, 2021
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in the 20400 block of River Rd on January 30, 2021.
Police said a 2007 Honda CRV was traveling east on River Rd when it was struck head on by a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee heading west. The Jeep crossed the yellow dividing marker. The driver of the Honda Jordan Barksdale, 23, of Chesterfield was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The investigation indicates that the driver of the Jeep, Kaelyn Stine, 23, of Midlothian had been drinking alcohol prior to the crash and was distracted by her cell phone prior to crossing the dividing line. Stine was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Stine has been charged with Driving Under the Influence and Involuntary Manslaughter. Stine is being held in the Chesterfield County Jail without bond.
Police continue their investigation and anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.
Photo: Kaelyn Stine