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Yumei Wang Barber killed in moped crash in Fairfax County, Va.

11:46 AM, Oct 16, 2013   |    comments
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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.


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