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Fatal crash in Fairfax

A 21-year-old Sterling woman died after a Friday morning crash in the Chantilly area, Fairfax County police said.

The cause of the crash has not yet been determined, and the investigation is ongoing, police said.

Burbuqe Mirena, 21, of the 47500 block of Saulty Drive, was driving north on Lees Corner Road in a 2001 Volkswagen Passat shortly after 1:30 a.m. when she entered the intersection with Route 50, police said. Police said the Volkeswagen was struck by a 2003 Acura that had been traveling west on Route 50.

Mirena was taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital where she later died. The driver of the Acura, a 71-year-old woman, was treated at a hospital for non life-threatening injuries and later released.

No charges have been filed. Detectives want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
-- Maria Glod

By Maria Glod  |  August 20, 2010; 12:08 PM ET
Categories:  Fairfax , Maria Glod  
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The driver of the Acura, a 71-year-old woman...
Grandma was out partying late. Bwaaahaaaaaa

Posted by: checkered1 | August 20, 2010 2:17 PM | Report abuse

Your sense of humer is not apprreciated. A young woman lost her life. Not a joking matter! RIP Buqi.

Posted by: jreem | August 20, 2010 4:02 PM | Report abuse

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