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UPDATE: Fatal traffic crash on Catoctin Circle in Leesburg

Update 12:24 p.m.

Leesburg Police have identified the man killed in a 7:35 a.m. crash in the area of Catoctin Circle as Joseph M. Watson, 34, of Leesburg.

Watson was driving a silver 2003 Infiniti G35 east in the area of 37 Catoctin Circle SE. At some point, police say it appears Watson lost control of his vehicle, causing it to cross into the westbound lane of Catoctin Circle where he collided with a white 2002 Ford E-350 cube van.

The driver of the Ford van was treated for non-life threatening injuries at Loudoun Inova Hospital/Cornwall Campus. The crash remains under investigation and anyone who has information or may have witnessed the crash should contact Master Police Officer Bill Wolff at 703-771-4500.

Original story: 9:42 a.m.

The Leesburg Police Department is currently investigating a wreck between a car and a truck that left one person injured and another dead.

The crash occurred in the area of 37 Catoctin Circle SE; a portion of Catoctin Circle SE is still closed to traffic for the investigation. One individual was taken to the Loudoun Inova Hospital Cornwall Campus for non-life threatening injuries. One of the drivers, a man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Virginia State Police is helping the Leesburg Police Department with the investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Leesburg Police Department at 703-771-4500.


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