Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Herndon 

Fair Oaks Police District – A 22-year-old Sterling man has died following a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Route 28 near the McLearen Road exit in Herndon. Officers responded just prior to midnight for the report of the single motorcycle crash. Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit have preliminarily determined that Donald Baker, of Sterling, was traveling northbound on Route 28 on a 2021 Suzuki GSXR 1000r. Baker accelerated then lost control, which resulted in him traveling off the right side of the road striking the guardrail. Baker was thrown from the motorcycle. He was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced deceased. Detectives found no evidence to indicate alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash as part of their preliminary investigation. 

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE. Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest.  

This is the 11th non-pedestrian related fatality in the County to date in 2021. 

Year to date, in 2020 there were 8 non-pedestrian related fatalities.

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