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Posted at 6:54 PM ET, 02/24/2011

Fatal accident in Fairfax County

By Clarence Williams

Update, 8:30 p.m.:

A man died Thursday evening after he slipped off a curb and fell in front of a truck in the parking lot of a Bailey's Crossroad shopping center, Fairfax County police said.

Police found the victim dead at the scene in the 5800 block of Columbia Pike about 6 p.m., said Officer Shelley Broderick, a spokeswoman. Officials didn't immediately identify the victim or the driver of the truck, who remained at the scene.


Police were called to the 5800 block of Columbia Pike, where the person was found with fatal injuries about 6 p.m., said Officer Shelley Broderick, a spokeswoman. No further details could be immediately learned about the victim or the accident, she said.

Officials said at least one lane of Columbia Pike would be shut down for hours as police investigated the crash.

By Clarence Williams  | February 24, 2011; 6:54 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Traffic and Transportation, Virginia  
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