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VSP investigate a fatal Frederick County accident

An email from Public Information Officer Sergeant Brent Coffey of  the Virginia State Police (VSP) confirms a fatal accident in Frederick County.

The incident accorded at the intersection of Rt. 50 and Gore Rd.

Donald Killian of Parkville Maryland attempted a left turn when he was struck by a vehicle from Mathias West Virginia.

The impact caused Killian’s vehicle to strike a third vehicle at a stop sign.

Carla Simmons of Mathias West Virginia died at the scene from her injuries.

Simmons’ driver had to be transported to Winchester Medical Center (WMC) for treatment of serious injuries.

No one in the vehicle from Mathias West Virginia was wearing a seatbelt.

Occupants of the other vehicles were wearing their safety belts with no other injuries reported.

Killian has been charged with reckless driving.

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