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Duke Street Closed in Cameron Station Area This Morning

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.


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.

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I have been trying to get the City of Alexandria to reduce the speed on Duke for over a year now. It’s unsafe to be walking on Duke. So many accidents happen and people feel unsafe walking to the bus, library , dog parks etc. how horrible. Hopefully the city will start to listen.

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