83-year-old Arlington man ID’d as victim of fatal crash

WASHINGTON — Police in Arlington County have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed in Arlington, Virginia, earlier this week.

Maynard Thaxter, 83 of Arlington, was struck on Arlington Boulevard/U.S. 50 at Manchester Street, between Patrick Henry Drive and Carlin Springs Road around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

The accident closed Arlington Boulevard for 4 1/2 hours.

Any witnesses or anyone with information about the crash should contact Detective S. Whalin via email or call 703-228-4159. Anonymous tipsters can contact Arlington County Crime Solvers at 866-411-8477.

Below is a map of the crash site:

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