Harmony Church

A man died after a car crash near Leesburg Saturday morning, and a second person has been transported to the hospital.

The crash occurred around 5:10 a.m. today in the area of Harmony Church Road near Peale Lane just south of Leesburg, according to the sheriff's office. The victim was reportedly traveling eastbound on Harmony Church Road when his vehicle entered the opposite lane and into the path of an oncoming vehicle. 

The eastbound driver died at the scene. The name of the victim has not been released pending family notification. 

The second driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit. Anyone who witnessed the crash and who has not already spoken to law enforcement is asked to contact Investigator S. Allen at 703-777-1021.

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Hopefully they update this article with what happened and why. More to this story. The roads in western LoCo are fine. Bigger roads means more people, more traffic, more mess.


Why does this story repeatedly refer to the driver who crossed the solid double lines as the "victim?" The victim is the poor soul who happened to be driving in the opposite direction.




They both are victims. Has it occurred that since they didn’t say alcohol was a factor or anything else that something else happened like a medical emergency. Something that he had no control over.


Time to upgrade Loudoun's roads as more and more people move here. Two lane roads with no shoulder need to be upgraded to two lane roads with shoulders.


And they should start with 287, 9, 690, 662, 15, 704. I would add Evergreen Mill -- but that should go 4 lane with shoulders -- stat.

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