Woman dead following I-95 crash in Va.

The light bar of a D.C. police cruiser flashes at a crime scene in this January 2015 file photo. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

WASHINGTON — State police are investigating a crash Saturday that left one person dead near the 166 mile marker on I-95 in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of I-95 around 1:15 a.m. on Saturday, according to a news release.

A sedan traveling southbound rear-ended an SUV, causing it to overturn, police said.

The woman driving the SUV died at the scene.

State police are still working to notify the driver’s next of kin.

The man driving the sedan was not injured in the crash. The crash remains under investigation with charges pending.

Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She's thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas. 

Federal News Network Logo
Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up