Maryland Woman Killed In Loudoun County Crash

A Maryland woman was killed and a North Carolina man injured in  a two-vehicle crash in Loudoun County shortly before a 8:00 this (Saturday, April 14) morning.

Virginia State Police say a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was traveling north on Route 15 approximately one mile south of Harmony Church Road. when it crossed the center line and struck a southbound tractor-trailer in its driver’s side fuel tank.

The driver of the pickup truck, Barbara C. Whitener, 27, of Olney, MD, died at the scene. She was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Richard Poole of Zebulon, NC, was treated for minor injuries at Landsdowne Hospital.

The Virginia State Police Accident Reconstruction Team is assisting with the investigation.