Manassas Park woman killed in two-vehicle crash

A Manassas Park woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Culpeper County. The crash occurred Friday at 2:53 p.m. on (Route 802) Springs Road at 50 feet east of Fair Oaks Drive.

A 2006 Toyota Rav-4 was traveling east on Springs Road when the driver lost control, ran off the roadway right, struck an embankment, over-corrected and struck a 2006 Chevy Express Van that was traveling westbound, Virginia State Police said.

The driver of the Toyota, Stephanie N. Rix, 29, of Manassas Park, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Fauquier Hospital. Rix was later flown to INOVA Fairfax Hospital where she died. Rix was wearing her seat-belt.

The driver of the Chevy, a 22 year old male from Culpeper, suffered minor injuries in the crash. The male was also wearing his seat-belt.

No charges have been placed.

The crash remains under investigation


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