WASHINGTON — Fairfax County police are investigating a fatal crash on the Fairfax County Parkway near Braddock Road Friday morning that killed a Springfield, Virginia, man and sent three others to the hospital.
A 2003 Honda Civic was traveling northbound on the parkway shortly before 7 a.m. when it crossed the median into the southbound lanes and into the path of a 2015 Volkswagen Passat, police said.
Sayed Osman Sayed, 20, died of his injuries. Three other people were taken to the hospital, including one person who was airlifted. Police did not provide an update on the conditions of any of the people sent to the hospital.
Authorities said they are investigating what led to the crash, including whether speed was a factor. Police have said they do not believe alcohol was involved.
The crash closed the southbound lanes on the parkway between Braddock Road and Popes Head Road for more than three hours Friday morning.
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