Man Dies in Leesburg Crash

Authorities say Joseph M. Watson, 34, lost control of his car and crossed into oncoming traffic

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    A man was killed Friday morning in a two-car crash in Leesburg, Va.

    The cause of the crash is unknown at this time, but Leesburg Police were called to the area of 37 Catoctin Circle SE around 7:35 a.m.

    Joseph M. Watson, 34, of Leesburg, was pronounced dead at the scene.

    Authorities said Watson lost control of his 2003 Infiniti G35 and crossed into oncoming traffic, colliding with a 2002 Ford E-350 van.

    The driver of the van was taken to Loudoun Inova Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

    A portion of Catoctin Circle SE remained closed shortly before 10 a.m. for authorities to investigate the accident.

    Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call police at 703-771-4500

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