Pedestrian dead in Fairfax County hit-and-run

A pedestrian was killed in what the police are calling a hit-and-run crash in Springfield, Virginia.

Daniel McKay, 63, of Springfield, was crossing Backlick Road near Edsall Road at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was hit by a car driving south on Backlick Road, the Fairfax County police said.

The police said the driver of the vehicle drove off; McKay was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are asking anyone who saw the crash or anything suspicious at the intersection to call them at at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by texting “FCCS” plus your tip to 847411, and online. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest..

Below is a map of where the incident occurred.

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