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Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 01/24/2011

Pedestrian struck in Fairfax hit-and-run

By Allison Klein
Allison Klein

A man was struck by a car in a hit-and-run crash just after midnight Monday morning, Fairfax police said.

It happened in the 6100 block of Leesburg Pike, where an unconscious man was discovered lying on the service road.

His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening, police said.

Investigators do not have any information about the car that hit him.

By Allison Klein  | January 24, 2011; 11:11 AM ET
Categories:  Allison Klein, Fairfax, Traffic Accidents  
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I live near this location. The Hispanics walk in the middle of the service road, often with dark clothes on. It is an epidemic. I'm surprised more don't get hit/killed.

Posted by: slick3 | January 24, 2011 2:45 PM | Report abuse

my mind has always have been over their because of the number of fatality's that is going on their. they still have not solved the other deaths of the hit and runs of others. this saddens me a great deal. prayers for the family of this gentlemen and others who get hit. it is terrifying, even when we cross at a light. you risk your life everyday at intersections and side roads. prayers for all of us and the one that hits any of us because they will suffer for a long time and that is worse. "Word of Earth".

Posted by: marycom | January 25, 2011 4:06 AM | Report abuse

Let's all hold hands and sing kumbuya now.

It's "there", not their. Capitalize the first letter of each sentence. "Word to your mother".

All you have to do is manage to not walk in front of a moving car and paying attention to your surroundings. The TBD article stated, "The striking vehicle remained on the scene, police say. It's still unclear if any charges will be filed against the driver." If so, your report should be amended to reflect this, as it was not a "hit and run". It might have been a hit while running.

Posted by: BriBonano | January 25, 2011 9:32 AM | Report abuse

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