Pedestrian killed in Fairfax

News release from Fairfax City Police.

A 54-year-old man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Fairfax City on Feb. 6, according to a news release issued Feb. 15:

Fatal Pedestrian Accident

February 15, 2019

On February 6, 2019 at 6:43 AM, City of Fairfax Police responded for a report of a traffic accident involving a pedestrian.  Investigation determined that a 54 year old male walking across Pickett Road near Mathy Drive was struck by a vehicle turning left attempting to travel south on Pickett Road. The victim, Mr. Erick Amaya-Garcia of Alexandria, was transported to Fairfax Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The driver of the striking vehicle remained on scene.

At this time, it does not appear as though speed or alcohol contributed to the crash.  The crash remains under investigation.