Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Lorton
Franconia Police District – A man has died as a result of injuries from a crash that occurred this morning around 1:13 a.m. Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit have preliminarily determined that the man was crossing Richmond Highway near the intersection of Giles Run Road. The driver of a 2012 Hyundai Elantra was traveling northbound on Richmond Highway in the rain and struck the man who was not in a crosswalk. The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with detectives. The man was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries. Preliminarily, alcohol does not appear to be a factor for the driver and speed is still under investigation. Detectives have not yet determined if alcohol was a factor for the pedestrian.
Identification of the pedestrian is pending the notification of next of kin.
Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543.
This is the 5th pedestrian fatality in the county to date in 2020.
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