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Fatal crash in Woodbridge leaves 1 dead and 2 injured

A two-vehicle crash occurred Thursday morning at the intersection of Minnieville Road and Fowke Lane.
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A crash Thursday in Woodbridge killed an 85-year-old woman.

WOODBRIDGE, Va. — Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that happened Thursday morning around 8 a.m. in Woodbridge, leaving one passenger dead and both drivers seriously injured. 

Prince William County police said officers responded to a two-car crash at the intersection of Minnieville Road and Fowke Lane. A 1997 Toyota Corolla on Fowke Lane crossing Minnieville Road collided with a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck traveling northbound on Minnieville Road. 

The passenger in the Toyota Corolla was pronounced dead at the scene, while both drivers were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries, police said. 

The passenger who died has been identified as 85-year-old Maria Amparo Ruiz. The driver of that vehicle was identified as a 69-year-old man and the driver of the pickup truck was identified as a 41-year-old man. 

All three individuals were from Woodbridge. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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