Bailey’s Crossroads crash leaves 2 dead

Two people are dead following a crash in Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia, early Sunday.

Fairfax County police said a single vehicle was involved in the crash, which happened on Carlin Springs Road near Columbia Pike around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police confirmed one fatality in a tweet Sunday morning; on Sunday afternoon, they said the passenger, Maria Crowder, 29, of Maryland, died at the scene, while the driver, Byron Hines, 28, of Maryland, died later at a hospital.

The police said the car was headed north on Carlin Springs Road when it crossed into the southbound traffic lane, then sharply veered right, going off the road and hitting a tree.

Below is the area of the crash:

WTOP’s Adisa Hargett-Robinson contributed to this report.

Alejandro Alvarez

Alejandro Alvarez joined WTOP as a digital journalist and editor in June 2018. He is a reporter and photographer focusing on politics, political activism and international affairs.

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