UPDATED: Feb. 17, 2015 3:20 p.m.
ALDIE, Va. — Virginia State Police have responded to more than 150 crashes on northern Virginia roads since snow began falling, including one that resulted in a fatality.
The Virginia State Police says 40-year-old Javier Alexander Anzora of Purcellville died after the driver of the 2000 Nissan Pathfinder in which he was riding lost control and slid into another car shortly after 10 p.m. Monday.
In another incident, a state trooper, M.J. McSellers, was treated and released from the hospital after his cruiser was struck by an out-of-control car on the Capital Beltway. He was hit at about 6 a.m. Tuesday near Tysons Corner while investigating another accident.
Police say Anzora was not wearing a seat belt.
State Police reported 165 crashes in the northern Virginia district between 4 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday.
In southwest Va., 63-year-old Donald Taylor of Chilhowie died after his 2006 Ford F-250 pickup truck ran off the side of Interstate 81 and overturned in the median. It was snowing during the 12:50 p.m. Monday crash and the road was covered. Taylor was also not wearing a seat belt.
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