WASHINGTON — One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash along Interstate 66 Thursday morning that closed westbound lanes near Fairfax County, Virginia, for more than two hours.
All westbound lanes reopened at around 7:50 a.m. Traffic was diverted to Virginia Route 123 until 6:48 a.m.
Virginia State Police said the crash occurred shortly before 4 a.m. A 2012 Honda Civic was traveling west on I-66 when it was rear-ended by a Hyundai Elantra.
Lesly R. Coronado, 26, of Falls Church, Virginia, was driving the Civic. She died at the scene. Police found that she was not wearing a seat belt.
The driver of the Elantra — who was wearing her seat belt — was not injured.
Charges are pending, police said in a news release.
The Virginia State Police Fairfax Division Crash Reconstruction Team is assisting with the ongoing crash investigation.
Below is the area of the crash.
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