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Posted at 07:33 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Alexandria woman killed after crashing into pole

A Fairfax County woman was killed over the weekend after losing control of her car in Franconia, police said.

Casey Noriega, 29, of Alexandria, was driving south on Beulah Street around 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon. As she approached Windsor Avenue, investigators said, she drove off the road and struck a pole.

Noriega was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police said neither speed nor alcohol appeared to be factors in the crash. The incident is still under investigation.

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