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5/16/2012 - Accident in Oak Hall claims one life - Click here to print this information

On May 15, 2012, Virginia State Police was called to a two vehicle accident on Route 175, Chincoteague Road, half a mile east of Route 13, Lankford Highway.

The accident occurred at approximately 9:39 AM, a 1990 Chevrolet Geo Prism was traveling west on Route 175, entered into the east bound travel lane, and striking a 2007 Toyota Highlander head on.

The driver of the Geo Prism, Isabel Blanco, 58 of the 33000block of Collins Lane in Wattsville, Virginia, suffered life threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the Peninsula Regional Hospital, Salisbury, Maryland. It is unknown if alcohol was a factor, and there was no indication that subject was wearing her safety belt.

The driver of the Toyota Highlander, Jean Lopez, 56 of Pocomoke City, Maryland, suffered non life threatening injuries.

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