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Pedestrian fatally struck on US-1 in Lorton

WASHINGTON — A pedestrian was struck and killed Friday in Fairfax County, Virginia, on U.S. Route 1, which temporarily closed southbound lanes during the morning rush.

The crash happened just after 6:15 a.m. near Hagel Circle in Lorton. It was cleared around 8:15 a.m. but heavy delays remain.

This is the second fatal pedestrian crash in the last 12 hours. On Thursday night, a woman was killed after being hit by a car in Bethesda, Maryland.

A map of the area where the pedestrian was struck is below.

WTOP’s Teddy Gelman contributed to this report.


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