LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Police are investigating a fatal crash in Ashburn, Va. where a car was found crashed into a utility pole.

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash that occurred in the area of Old Ryan Road, west of Croson Lane.

Deputies were called to the area shortly before 6 a.m. on Wednesday where passersby discovered a 2004 Hyundai Elantra crashed into a utility pole. The impact caused the utility pole to break in half.

There were no witnesses to the crash and it appears the crash occurred sometime overnight.

The driver, 20-year-old August A. Krier, of Herndon, died on scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

The roadway reopened around 1:30 p.m.


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