1 dead, 5 injured in crash on US Route 1 in Fairfax County

A man is dead and five people are hurt after a crash in Fairfax County, Virginia, around 1:30 p.m. Friday.

The crash happened on U.S. Route 1 and Pohick Road near the Fort Belvoir Tulley Gate.

Fairfax County police said it was a three-car collision, and one man died at the scene.

The other five people were taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to authorities.

Southbound Route 1 was closed for several hours as police investigated the crash. Around 6:30 p.m., the diversion was cleared and traffic could once again flow on Route 1.

WTOP’s Dave Dildine and Zeke Hartner contributed to this report.

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