Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash at Duke and Quaker

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Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash at Duke and Quaker

For Immediate Release

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a traffic crash that occurred on Monday, May 8, 2017, in the intersection of Duke Street and N. Quaker Lane.

At approximately 10:44 p.m., police responded to the area for a collision between two vehicles. Initial investigation indicates a 79-year-old Fairfax man was driving southbound on Quaker Lane when he proceeded through a red traffic light and struck a vehicle in the intersection. The driver of the striking vehicle died at the scene of the crash. The two occupants of the other vehicle were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.  

Members of the Criminal Investigations Section and Crash Reconstruction Team are investigating the collision. The investigation is ongoing. 

Alexandria Police ask that witnesses or people with information regarding this incident contact Detective Loren King at 703.746.6689.

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