It was a dangerous weekend on Loudoun County roads, with authorities investigating two fatal crashes.
The first happened early Sunday morning on Berlin Turnpike near Freemont Overlook Lane, north of Purcellville.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Cherry Coleman, 48, of Charles Town, WV, was traveling northbound on Berlin Turnpike at 3:20 a.m. when she failed to negotiate a curve and ran straight off the road and into a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
The second crash was on Rt. 606 Sunday night.
Accoriding to the Virginia State Police the crash occurred at 9:20 p.m. on Old Ox Road near Douglas Court. One person died in the crash. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened when a driver struck a parked tractor-trailer.
Additional details have not been released.
They were the second and third fatal crashes in Loudoun County in 2018. Last year at this time, there had been five fatal crashes and six fatalities.