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Truck hits tractor-trailer, killing 1 in Loudoun

Saturday - 4/14/2012, 5:34pm  ET

WASHINGTON - Authorities say a truck crossed the center line and smashed into the fuel tank of a tractor-trailer in Loudoun County, killing the pickup's driver.

Virginia State Police say 27-year-old Barbara C. Whitener of Olney, Md., died at the crash scene early Saturday morning. A news release says she was not wearing a seat belt. The driver of the tractor-trailer suffered only minor injuries.

Authorities are still investigating to determine exactly what happened.

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