The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred on Saturday, Nov. 16, in the 3100 block of Duke Street.
At approximately 7:35 a.m., police responded to the area for a pedestrian struck in the intersection of Duke Street and Sweeley Street. Initial investigation indicates Mr. John Thompson, a 77-year-old Fairfax County resident, was crossing Duke Street in the crosswalk when he was struck by a motor vehicle. Mr. Thompson died from his injuries at a local hospital. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene.
Members of the Crash Reconstruction Team and Criminal Investigations Section are investigating the crash. The investigation is ongoing. Alexandria Police ask that witnesses with information regarding this incident contact Officer Charles Gardiner at 703-408-6375.