Driver, 66, dies after crashing into Annandale home

damage from car into home
A car crashed into an Annandale, Virginia, home on Sept. 19, 2019. (Courtesy Fairfax County Fire)
A man is dead after a car he was driving crashed into a home in Fairfax County, Virginia, early Thursday. (Courtesy Fairfax County Fire)
A man is dead after a car he was driving crashed into a home in Fairfax County, Virginia, early Thursday. (Courtesy Fairfax County Fire)
A man is dead after a car he was driving crashed into a home in Fairfax County, Virginia, early Thursday. (Courtesy Fairfax County Fire)
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damage from car into home

A 66-year-old man died after his car crashed into a home in Fairfax County, Virginia, early Thursday morning.

John Carey, of Annandale, was driving a Subaru Legacy northbound on Wakefield Chapel Road when he went through the intersection at Little River Turnpike and then crashed into a house in the around 2:35 a.m. Thursday, Fairfax County police said.

Investigators said they believe Carey was speeding at the time and that was a factor in the crash.

Carey was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. No one else was in the car at the time of the crash.

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department safely evacuated two people from the home.

Below is a map of the area where the incident happened.

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