Detectives Investigate Fatal Crash in Lorton


Franconia Police District – Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives this morning are investigating a fatal collision in Lorton. The driver, Lidya Brayant, 19, of Woodbridge, was pronounced dead at the scene at about 8 pm last night near the intersection of Old Colchester Road and Gunston Road. At this point, the investigation reveals Ms. Brayant was traveling northbound on Gunston Road when her car left the roadway, hit a tree, turned completely around and struck another tree.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this collision. Detectives are looking into whether speed is a contributing factor. Anyone with information may contact the Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131 or Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637).

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