Olney woman dies in crash

WASHINGTON — A woman from Olney died Sunday after her SUV crashed into a utility pole near Ashton.

Police and fire and rescue personnel responded to the crash at 8 a.m., in the 300 block of Olney-Sandy Spring Road.

Ioanna Kaskasian, 41, of the 18900 block of Bloomfield Road, was driving a Honda CRV west on Olney-Sandy Spring Road, where she struck a utility pole,  Montgomery County police said.

Kaskasian succumbed to her injuries at a local hospital.

Police said it’s unclear why her vehicle left the roadway.

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