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Alexandria Woman Dies in Car Accident

29-year-old lost control of car and struck pole

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Police are investigating what caused a Fairfax County woman to lose control of her car and fatally strike a pole in Franconia Saturday afternoon.

Investigators say that 29-year-old Casey Noriega of Alexandria was driving south on Beulah Street at around 2:30 p.m. While approaching the intersection of Windsor Avenue, police say Noriega drove off the road and struck a pole.

Noriega was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police say that neither speed nor alcohol appear to be factors in the crash.

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