A mother died and her 4-year-old daughter is seriously hurt after a driver crashed into their car head-on in Loudoun County early Wednesday.
Ammie K. Cho was killed by the crash on Belmont Ridge Road near Legacy Park Drive in Brambleton, Virginia, state police said. She was 34.
Cho's 4-year-old daughter, who was in a child safety seat, was rushed to a hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Cho was driving a 2013 Subaru north on Belmont Ridge Road at about 7:20 a.m. when a southbound 2012 Volkswagen being driven by an 18-year-old man crossed the median, police said.
The 18-year-old — who police did not identify — ran off the left side of the road, went over the curb and median, and slammed into the Subaru. Chopper4 footage shows the devastating wreckage.
Charges against the 18-year-old are pending, state police said. He also was hospitalized for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash site is about 10 miles northwest of Washington Dulles International Airport.
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Loved ones started a donation page for funeral and medical expenses. As of Friday afternoon, more than $45,000 had been raised toward a $100,000 goal.
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