1 dead after crash near Leesburg

A man is dead after a Saturday morning crash near Leesburg, Virginia, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash happened at around 5:10 a.m. on Harmony Church Road, near Peale Lane.

The first driver was headed east on Harmony Church Road when his vehicle crossed into the opposite lane and into the path of a second, oncoming vehicle.

Authorities say the first driver was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released.

The second driver was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the crash and who has not already spoken to police is asked to contact Investigator S. Allen at 703-777-1021.

Below is the area where the crash occurred.

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Writer/Editor for WTOP.com. He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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