Police ID cyclist killed in collision in McLean

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, have identified Matthew Jaeger, 33, as the cyclist who was struck and killed by a vehicle in McLean on Wednesday.

According to police, around 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jaeger was riding his bicycle east on Ingleside Avenue toward the intersection with Dolley Madison Boulevard. When he entered the intersection, Jaeger was struck by the driver of a 2014 BMW 328xi that was traveling south on Dolley Madison Boulevard.

Jaeger was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries. The driver of the BMW remained on the scene, where he was questioned by police.

Investigators believe that speed and alcohol were not factors in the collision.

Fairfax County police say an investigation into the collision will continue and anyone who has information regarding the crash should call the FCPD Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543.

This is the third cyclist involved death of 2021 in Fairfax County.

Abigail Constantino

Abigail Constantino started her journalism career writing for a local newspaper in Fairfax County, Virginia. She is a graduate of American University and The George Washington University.

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