(Local Team News 9) Beyonce Knowles died in a single vehicle crash on Route 80 between Morristown and Roswell. She was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics responding to the vehicle accident and was identified by photo ID found on her body. Alcohol and drugs do not appear to have been a factor in this accident.
Highway Safety Investigators have told reporters that Knowles lost control while driving a friend’s vehicle on Interstate 80 and rolled the vehicle several times killing her instantly.
The vehicle was believed to have been traveling at approximately 95 miles per hour in a 55mph zone at the time of the accident.
Witnesses have stated that Knowles car crossed the double lines several times prior to the accident and hit the center lane divider causing the vehicle to flip and roll.
Toxicology tests will be performed to determine whether she was driving under the influence, however initial findings indicate that drugs or alcohol did not contribute in any way to this accident as it was more likely to been caused by road conditions.
Memorial services for Knowles have not yet been announced. The service is expected to be a closed casket funeral due to the severe head trauma.
Additional details and information will be forthcoming as they become available.