Joseph Watson dies in crash in Leesburg, Va.

12:39 PM, Nov 15, 2013   |    comments
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LEESBURG, Va. (WUSA9) -- Leesburg police are investigating a fatal crash Friday morning involving two vehicles.

It happened in the area of 37 Catoctin Circle SE around 7:35 a.m.

Police say that one male driver was pronounced dead at the scene and another person was transported to Loudoun Inova Hospital/Cornwall Campus with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver has been identified as 34-year-old Joseph M. Watson of Leesburg. Police say it seems that Watson lost control of his vehicle and crossed into the westbound lane of Catoctin Circle where he hit a van.

A portion of Catoctin Circle SE remains closed for investigation. Virginia State Police are assisting the Leesburg Police Department, officials say. 

Friday afternoon, the road was cleared and open in all directions.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is requested to contact the Leesburg Police Department at 703.771.4500

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