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Colonial Beach man dies in vehicle accident

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Shortly after 3 p.m. on May 6, Virginia State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Route 205 at Route 218 in King George County. The crash occurred after the driver of a 1996 Chevrolet failed to yield the right-of-way to the driver of a 2008 International box truck.  At the time of the crash, the Chevrolet was traveling southbound on Route 218 and attempting to travel eastbound onto Route 205.
The driver of the Chevrolet suffered serious life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg where she later died.  A passenger died at the scene of the crash.  It remains under investigation whether they were wearing their safety belts.
The driver of the International box truck, who was wearing his safety belt, was not injured in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
Deceased Chevrolet Driver:  Jodi A. Graham, 19, 3000 block Brown Hill Drive, Fredericksburg.
Deceased Chevrolet Passenger:  Paul E. Lee, 76, 300 block Rolando Drive, Colonial Beach,.
International Driver:  Kevin D. Blakley, 38, 10000 block of Woodland Way, King George.