Crash Reconstruction Unit Investigating Fatal Crash in Lorton
Franconia Police District – Our Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are investigating a fatal crash in Lorton over the weekend involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck. It happened on Richmond Highway near Mims Street around 12:30 Saturday afternoon. The 2008 Kawasaki ZX-6 motorcycle was travelling northbound on Richmond Highway when it crested a hill and collided with a 1998 Ford F-150. The truck was making a left turn from southbound Richmond Highway when the motorcycle hit the passenger side. The motorcyclist, 38-year-old Nathan Lamont Reed of Lorton, was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. It is unknown if speed or alcohol were factors at this time. The crash remains under investigation. The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.