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Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Alexandria

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred on Friday, August 11, 2017, at Stevenson Avenue and Yoakum Parkway in the Landmark/Van Dorn neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.

At approximately 7:10 p.m., police responded to the area for a vehicle crash involving two pedestrians. Initial investigation indicates a 50-year-old man was driving westbound on Stevenson Avenue when he struck two pedestrians crossing the street in the crosswalk. The driver stayed on-scene and was interviewed by police.

The two pedestrians were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. One pedestrian, Habibollah Behzadi, an 80-year-old City resident, died of his injuries on August 13, 2017. The second pedestrian, a 76-year-old female City resident, remains in serious but stable condition at a hospital.

Members of the Criminal Investigations Section and Crash Reconstruction Team are investigating the collision. The investigation is ongoing. Alexandria Police ask that witnesses or people with information regarding this incident contact Detective Loren King at 703.746.6689.

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Samir Khalid

Hey Lee what happened to RBT?

Lee Hernly
Lee Hernly

@samir_khalid:disqus – Rebranding with new site. Will soon redirect RBT over here (after 9/1).