Fairfax Station youth struck, killed by VRE train

vre_logoFairfax County Police are investigating the death of Jack Chen, 15, of Fairfax Station, who was struck and killed by a VRE train at 5:35 a.m. today.

The incident happened in the 11500 block of Clara Barton Drive in Fairfax Station. It resulted in the cancellation of all VRE train service on the Manassas Line during the morning rush hour. Four rather than the usual eight trains were scheduled for the afternoon.  

The circumstances surrounding the death remain under investigation.

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