Maryland woman dies in head on collision

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Eighty four year old Maryland resident Byrle Darlene Lease was killed in a head on collision on Route 522 North Frederick Pike.

Deputies were initially dispatched to look for a vehicle reportedly traveling the wrong way near Route 127 Bloomery Pike.

Shortly after a head on collision was reported near Siler Road and Shane Lane.

Lease traveling south in the northbound lanes of 522 hit Joseph Waring of Paw Paw causing Warings SUV to catch fire.

Lease was trapped behind the steering wheel and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Waring was transported to Winchester Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Route 522 traffic was diverted for approximately 3 hours.

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