Fatal Crash Involving a Pedestrian on Richmond Highway
Mount Vernon Police District – Officers were called to the 8300 block of Richmond Highway on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:17 a.m. for the report that a pedestrian had been struck by an SUV. Officers located the scene and summoned detectives from the Crash Reconstruction Unit. Motor Squad officers responded for traffic control.
Preliminary information suggests that the pedestrian was walking in the far left lane, southbound on Richmond Highway and was not in a crosswalk. He continued to walk in the left lane and was struck by a 2008 GMC Yukon (SUV) traveling southbound. The 69-year-old, female driver of the SUV immediately stopped and remained on the scene.
The pedestrian, 56-year-old, Aaron Nelson McCullough, of no fixed address, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Neither speed nor alcohol appear to be factors in this crash.
There are no charges pending at this time.
The investigation continues.
Anyone who might have witnessed this crash is asked to contact the Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543, or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.
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