Police ID driver killed in Oakton crash

Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, identified the person who was killed in a crash Sunday night.

Franklin Aquino, 18, of Chantilly, was traveling south near the 3200 block of Fox Mill Road in Oakton just after 10:30 p.m., when, upon cresting a hill, he lost control and went off the road, striking a tree.

He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police said a boy who was a passenger in the car is still in the hospital, with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

Preliminarily, police said speed was considered a factor in the crash.

Below is a map of the area where the crash occurred. 


Lauren Hamilton

Lauren Hamilton is an Associate Producer at WTOP and a graduate of the University of Maryland. She enjoys covering the intersection of arts, culture and social justice in local communities. She began as an intern with WTOP in the summer of 2021.

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