UPDATE (4:21 PM): Police are looking for witnesses to the fatal pedestrian crash.
UPDATE (12:15 PM): Police report Eastbound/Westbound lanes OPEN on Duke Street between Cameron Station Blvd / N. Pickett Street. Eastbound – right lane remains BLOCKED by the crash investigation. Westbound lanes are now fully OPEN.
UPDATE (11:14 AM): Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson comments on the crash.
A tragic loss of life on Duke Street this morning.
Our Police Department will investigate and determine the factors that led to this crash.
We can and must prevent these deaths.https://t.co/AG7p2SfF9T
— Justin Wilson (@justindotnet) January 26, 2020
UPDATE (10:17 AM): A source confirms a pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle on Duke Street near Cameron Station Boulevard this morning near Beatley Library. ALL lanes of Duke Street remain closed between North Pickett Street and Cameron Station Boulevard as police are investigating the fatal crash.
A serious multi-vehicle crash has closed ALL lanes of Duke Street at Cameron Station Boulevard in the Cameron Station neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia this morning.
Police advise avoiding the area. Expect delays in the area for some time as traffic is being routed around the crash.
NOTIFICATION: Duke Street at Cameron Station Boulevard is closed in all directions due to a serious traffic crash. Please avoid the area and expect police and fire personnel on scene.
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) January 26, 2020