WASHINGTON – The George Washington Parkway was shut down for several hours in Alexandria, Va., following a fatal crash Monday morning.
Police say the accident occurred at 5:15 a.m. A driver died at the scene, and a passenger was taken to a hospital with injuries described as not life-threatening.
The accident investigation closed the parkway to southbound traffic at Stratford Lane. Northbound traffic was being diverted to Route 1.
Lanes in both directions reopened at about 11:45 a.m.
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