Fatal Crash in Kingstowne Area


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News Release: 2012-0290090/BW/(6)
January 30, 2012 

Fatal Crash in Kingstowne Area 

Franconia Police District – On Sunday, January 29 around 1:15 p.m., police responded to a crash on Kingstowne Boulevard. A 25-year-old man was driving a 2011 Ford Mustang northbound on Kingstowne Boulevard. A 77-year-old man was driving a 1994 Toyota Camry southbound on Kingstowne Boulevard. As both vehicles approached the intersection with Kingstowne Village Parkway, the 77-year-old driver attempted to turn left from Kingstowne Boulevard onto Kingstowne Village Parkway and was struck on the passenger side by the 25-year-old driver.

Diana Merediz, 71, of 3021 Cunningham Drive in the Alexandria area, who was a passenger in the Toyota Camry, died at the scene. The 77-year-old driver was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and the 25-year-old driver was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

An investigation by Crash Reconstruction Detectives continues. Speed is considered a factor in the crash but alcohol is not.



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