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Detectives from the Fairfax County Police (FCPD) Crash Reconstruction Unit are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a vehicle and its driver involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Springfield

Detectives from the Fairfax County Police (FCPD) Crash Reconstruction Unit are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a vehicle and its driver involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

Detectives from the Fairfax County Police (FCPD) Crash Reconstruction Unit are asking for the public’s assistance identifying a vehicle and its driver involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a pedestrian. FCPD officers responded to the report of a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian on Industrial Road near Backlick Road, at approximately 1 a.m.

The pedestrian was walking in the right lane of westbound Industrial Road and was hit by a dark-colored SUV traveling westbound on Industrial Road. The SUV did not stop and was last seen traveling north on Backlick Road. The pedestrian, 29-year-old David Velasquez, of Arlington, was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries. Speed and alcohol are unknown factors for the driver. Alcohol is believed to be a factor for the pedestrian.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543.

This is the 3rd pedestrian fatality in the county to date in 2020.

Lee Hernly, Editor

Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events.

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