Week in Springfield

Week in Springfield

Springfield Man Dies After Pedestrian Crash in Alexandria

An 82-year-old man died on March 28 after he was hit by a car on Tuesday. John Bright, of Springfield, was crossing Richmond Highway at the intersection of Fairhaven Avenue around 8 a.m. The driver of a 2000 Toyota Echo was making a left turn from Fairhaven Avenue to Richmond Highway and struck Bright while he was in the crosswalk. Bright was taken to the hospital where he died two days later. The driver, of Florida, remained at the scene and is cooperating with detectives. The driver was charged with failing to pay full time and attention to driving. Neither speed nor alcohol appear to be factors.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Announces Easter Week Services

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 5800 Backlick Road, Springfield, announced the following Palm-Passion Sunday, April 14, services:

8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. (English) and 12 noon (Spanish)

Holy Wednesday Prayer Service 7 p.m. (Spanish) with soup to follow

Holy Thursday services 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. (English)

Good Friday services 12 noon and 7:30 p.m. (English) and 6:30 p.m. (Spanish)

Easter Sunday, April 21, services:

6:30 a.m. (Spanish); 8:30 a.m. (English); 10:30 a.m. (English)

Potluck Easter breakfasts served between services.