1 dead after westbound I-66 crash

One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash along Interstate 66 Thursday morning. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash along Interstate 66 Thursday morning. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
The crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. and closed the westbound lanes of I-66 near Fairfax County, Virginia, for more than two hours. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) 
The crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. and closed the westbound lanes of I-66 near Fairfax County, Virginia, for more than two hours. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
One of the vehicles involved in the crash had front-end damage while the other vehicle had rear-end damage, according to police. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) 
One of the vehicles involved in the crash had front-end damage while the other vehicle had rear-end damage, according to police. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
As of 6:48 a.m., a single westbound left lane is getting by and traffic is no longer being diverted to Virginia Route 123. The northbound ramp from Virginia Route 123 to westbound I-66 remains closed. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) 
One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash along Interstate 66 Thursday morning. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
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One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash along Interstate 66 Thursday morning. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein)
The crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. and closed the westbound lanes of I-66 near Fairfax County, Virginia, for more than two hours. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) 
One of the vehicles involved in the crash had front-end damage while the other vehicle had rear-end damage, according to police. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) 
As of 6:48 a.m., a single westbound left lane is getting by and traffic is no longer being diverted to Virginia Route 123. The northbound ramp from Virginia Route 123 to westbound I-66 remains closed. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) 

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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