Teen killed in Reston hit-and-run

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UPDATE 1/1/19: The victim has been identified as 16-year-old Marvin Daniel Cruz Serrano, a student at South Lakes High School, police said.

Fairfax County Police say a 16-year-old pedestrian was killed Saturday night on South Lakes Drive. They are looking for a car with heavy front end damage. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, detectives from the Crash Reconstruction Unit said.

The victim’s identity is not being released because of Virginia Code 19.2-11.2. This law went into effect on July 1st of last year. It prohibits Virginia law enforcement agencies from directly or indirectly identifying deceased juvenile victims of a crime without parental consent.

The accident happened on South Lakes Drive near Springwood Drive and Castle Rock Square. There is a crosswalk at the scene but police say they have not determined if the victim was in the crosswalk.

Anyone with information is asked to call 703-691-2131.



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