Driver killed in crash with dump truck in Gainesville

- Prince William County police said the driver of a car involved in a serious crash with a dump truck in Gainesville has died.

The accident happened at around 3:46 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Lee Highway and Lake Manassas Drive.

When Prince William County police officers arrived at the scene of the crash, the sedan was found engulfed in flames, which was put out by firefighters. The driver inside the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the dump truck suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Lee Highway and Lake Manassas Drive were closed due to the accident, but at around 10:20 p.m., police said all lanes have reopened.

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