Pedestrian killed in crash in Prince William Co.

A pedestrian has died in Prince William County, Virginia, after a driver struck them while exiting Interstate 95 on Friday night, according to police.

In a statement, police said they identified Jamel Terrell Tanner, 31, a resident of Dumfries, as the victim who later died in a hospital. Investigators said he was wearing dark clothing and walking in the roadway at the time of the crash.

The accident occurred at 9:44 p.m. at the intersection of Dumfries Road and Green Tree Lane.

The Prince William County Police Department said the crash happened when the northbound-traveling driver exited I-95 onto Dumfries Road.

The driver, a 27-year-old man from Stafford, remained at the intersection after the incident, according to the statement. He was driving a 2013 Hyundai Sonata.

Detectives said speed and impairment were not factors at play and that they are continuing to investigate the crash.

Hugh Garbrick

Hugh graduated from the University of Maryland’s journalism college in 2020. While studying, he interned at the Queen Anne & Magnolia News, a local paper in Seattle, and reported for the school’s Capital News Service. Hugh is a lifelong MoCo resident, and has listened to the local radio quite a bit.

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