A Ringgold woman died Saturday evening walking to her mailbox according to Ringgold Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Brett Phelps. 

Sometime around 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, Phelps said a 79-year-old woman was walking to her mailbox on Mountain Hill Road when she was struck by a motorist.

The victim was identified as Geraldine Rigney Goins, 79, of Ringgold by Virginia State Police. Goins died at the scene.

Virginia State Police were on scene investigating. Their scene reconstruction team was also working the incident. 

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.