Man Dies after a Construction Site Accident

McLean Police District – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau continue to investigate after a man died in a construction site accident in the 1600 block of Capital One Drive. Nelson Aguilar-Salamanca, 55, of Maryland, was working at the site as a sub-contractor. Around 7:30 a.m. rebar that was being hoisted in the air by a crane fell and struck Aguilar-Salamanca. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy to confirm cause of death. No other injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

Anyone who might have witnessed this accident is asked to call the Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 4, or contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting or text-a-tip by texting “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES(274637) or by calling 1-866-411-TIPS(8477), or call Fairfax County Police non-emergency dispatch at 703-691-2131.

Victim specialists from our Major Crimes Bureau’s Victim Services Division have been assigned to ensure that the family is receiving appropriate resources and assistance.

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