Lusby Woman Perishes in Car Accident Near Leonardtown Early Sunday - Southern Maryland Headline News

Lusby Woman Perishes in Car Accident Near Leonardtown Early Sunday


LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 20, 2011)—A Lusby woman perished in a two car accident early Sunday morning after she failed to stop for a flashing red light at the intersection adjacent to the Leonardtown Middle School. Victoria Elizabeth Monaco, age 25, succumbed to her injuries on scene prior to being transported to the hospital, according to police.

Police investigators determined that at approximately 2:26 a.m., Ms. Monaco's 1996 Mitsubishi 3000 GT failed to stop for a flashing red signal at the intersection of Point Lookout Road and Medleys Neck Road. As the vehicle entered Point Lookout Road, it traveled into the path of a 1999 Honda Accord, operated by Craig Wesley Norton, age 40, of Lexington Park, which was traveling southbound on Point Lookout Road.

Norton did not sustain any injuries; however the three passengers in his vehicle were transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Leonardtown with non life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident, according to police.

The accident is being investigated by the Sheriff's Office Crash Reconstruction Team. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Dfc. William Watters at 301-475-4200 Ext. 9114.

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