Burke crash kills 72-year-old

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News release from the Fairfax County Police Department

A 72-year-old  man died as a result of injuries from a crash that occurred around 1:45 Saturday afternoon, at the Burke Centre Library located at 5935 Fred’s Oak Road.

Fairfax Police say that John Jasper, 72, of Fairfax Station, was dropping mail in the sidewalk postal box, and then according to witnesses, his Ford F-150 accelerated across the parking lot. Jasper’s truck hit an unattended parked Hyundai Accent which made contact with a Mazda 3.

Lifesaving efforts were performed on Jasper and he was transported to a local hospital. There were no other injuries reported. It appears Jasper suffered a medical emergency which led to the crash.