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Lenzburg Woman Killed in Two-Vehicle Accident

A rural Lenzburg woman was killed in a fatal automobile crash in the western part of Washington County Monday morning.

Carmela Alvaredo-Linares, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 11:51 a.m. by Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger at the intersection of Darmstadt Road and Washington County Line Road.

According to the release from the coroner’s office, Alvaredo-Linares was the unrestrained driver of a Chrysler van traveling northbound on Washington County Line Road. The driver failed to stop at the stop sign, and her vehicle was struck on the drivers side by an agricultural field sprayer traveling eastbound on the Darmstadt Road driven by an area farmer.

As a result of the collision, the van driven by Alvaredo-Linares ended up in the ditch on the east side of the Washington County Line Road and suffered extensive damage.

The driver of the field sprayer was not injured in the accident. The sprayer came to rest in a cornfield on the north side of Darmstadt Road.

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