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A Leonardtown woman died Saturday afternoon after the car she was driving ran off of a Loveville Road, police said.

Kristen Lee Dix, 26, was northbound on Route 5 south of Pin Cushion Road at approximately 12:37 p.m. on Aug. 18, when the 2009 Honda Fit she was driving left the roadway, crossed the northbound shoulder onto the grass, struck several wooden fence posts and a telephone pole, according to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office. The vehicle then came to rest in a field.

She died at the scene, police report.

Dix was wearing her seat belt at the time of the collision, the sheriff’s office said. The initial investigation does not indicate speed or alcohol as contributing factors, according to the statement.

The Sheriff's Office Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Anyone with information concerning this accident is asked to contact Sgt. Edward B. Evans at 301-475-4200, ext. 9018.

jyeatman@somdnews.com