2 dead in car crash in Tysons

Two people died after a car crash Thursday morning on Virginia Route 7 near Chain Bridge Road in Tysons, Virginia.

Fairfax County police said the single-car crash occurred before 5 a.m. Both the driver and passenger died.

Police have not yet released the identities of the two.

Police believe speed was a factor in the crash.

Video from NBC Washington shows the car had crashed into a traffic light pole.

Eastbound Route 7 was shut down at Gosnell Road for about two hours as police investigated.

Below is a map of where the crash took place.

WTOP’s Lauren Hamilton contributed to this story.

Tadiwos Abedje

Tadi Abedje is a freelance digital writer/editor for WTOP. He was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Northern Virginia. Journalism has been his No. 1 passion since he was a kid and he is blessed to be around people, telling their stories and sharing them with the world.

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