CLIFTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Police say a woman has died after her moped hit a truck's tire-well, and she landed in the northbound lanes of Clifton Road on Tuesday night.
Police say the crash happened in the 7200 block of Clifton Road at 6 p.m.
According to police, 37-year-old Yumei Wang Barber of Centreville was operating a 2012 Gabella moped north on Clifton Road, when she entered a sharp turn and crossed the double-yellow line. She entered the path of a 2010 Ford pick-up truck and struck the left rear tire-well of the truck. Police say she Barber was separated from her moped and landed in the northbound lanes of Clifton Road.
A man driving a Range Rover SUV ran off the road to avoid striking Barber and struck a sign, say police.
Barber was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash.