WASHINGTON – A Fauquier County teenager is dead and another seriously injured after a Monday morning crash, officials say.
The incident happened at 7:28 a.m. as a group of three students drove to school.
Their Toyota Camry was traveling westbound on Route 644 when it ran off the road. The 17-year-old driver overcorrected and lost control of the car, Virginia State Police say.
The 16-year-old front seat passenger, Ian T. Heflin, died at the scene. His sister, Brianna E. Heflin, 14, was flown to a local hospital.
The driver was not injured.
Officials say all three were wearing seat belts. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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