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Fatal Accident In Caroline Co.; Car Seat Saves 4 Year Old Child

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CAROLINE COUNTY (WRIC) - At 1:15 p.m., Virginia State Police were called to the scene of a two-vehicle fatal crash that killed two people and injured a third Saturday. The crash occurred at the intersection of Jericho Rd/Route 207 and Route 1 in Caroline County.

A 2011 Kia Sorento was traveling east on Route 207 when it collided with a 1998 Ford F-150 pickup truck. The pickup truck was traveling north on Route 1. The impact forced the pickup truck to run off the road and strike a utility pole.

The driver of the Kia Sorento, Michael Lastes, 44, of Fredericksburg, Va., was not injured in the crash. His wife was transported to Mary Washington Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Ford pickup truck, Deonn Bailey, 26, of Colonial Beach, Va., and his 4-year-old son suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene. His front-seat passenger, Michael Bailey, 52, of Colonial Beach, Va., and backseat passenger, Constella Bailey, 51, of Colonial Beach, Va., died at the scene. Michael and Constella were Deonn's parents. The 4-year-old was properly secured in a child safety seat. All of the adults were buckled up.

Charges are pending at this time. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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