AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Monday in Augusta County.

Police say the crash occurred around 1 p.m. on Interstate 81 at the 222 mile marker.

A state trooper stationed at the 221 mile marker saw a 2006 Nissan Armada heading north on the interstate, going 100 miles per hour in a 65 mph zone.

When the trooper activated his lights and siren, he says the car sped up, but moments later, it went off the left side of the interstate and hit the guardrail.

The car came to rest in the median. 

The driver, 41-year-old Jamar R. Lancaster of Washington, D.C., was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt. 
 
An infant male passenger, secured in a child safety seat, was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
 
A 13-year-old male and a 36-year-old female passengers, neither of whom was not wearing a seat belt, were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of serious injuries. 
 
A 30-year-old male passenger was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. 
 
Another passenger, 39-year-old Tares D. Witherspoon of Washington, D.C., was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He died at the scene.
 
The crash remains under investigation and charges are pending. 
 
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