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1 Dead, 2 Injured in Car Crash

08/07/2006

SALISBURY- A Virginia man is dead and two others were seriously injured after a car accident that occurred late Sunday night.

The Maryland State Police say that just before midnight, Roberto Erik Moya, 26, of Herndon Va., was traveling westbound on Route 50 east of Route 54 Mardela Springs when he was hit by another car attempting to make a U-turn.

According to police, Kimberly Jean Wharton, 27, of Salisbury, was coming out of a convenience store near the intersection and was attempting to move over to the left turn lane to make a U-turn when her car and Moya's 2005 Subaru WRX Sti collided.  Moya's vehicle rolled over and ejected Moya as well as his passenger, Megan Elizabeth Toohey, 20, of Falls Church, Va. 

Moya, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene, police say. Toohey, who also was not wearing a seatbelt, was found in the median and was flow to Shock Trauma in Baltimore for serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Wharton's vehicle spun out of control and sustained rear end and side damage and a broken axle.  Wharton was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury for non-life threatening injuries.

An investigation is underway into the cause of the accident.

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