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Alexandria Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run Pedestrian Crash

Alexandria Police are investigating a fatal hit and run pedestrian crash that occurred around 12:10 a.m. on Friday, January 21.  A 26 year old man was crossing King Street at the intersection with Park Center Drive when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.  A witness to the crash described the striking vehicle as a four door black sedan, similar to a Lincoln Town car.  The victim, Melbourne Clyde Leach, Jr. of Alexandria was transported to Inova Alexandria Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Members of the Crash Reconstruction Team are conducting the investigation. 

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the Alexandria Police Department at 703.838.4444.