A 78-year-old man has died as a result of injuries from a crash that occurred Sept. 9 around 10 p.m.

Detectives from the Fairfax County Police Crash Reconstruction Unit have preliminarily determined that James Spack, of Alexandria, was crossing the road in the area of the 5900 block of Richmond Highway. The driver of a 2012 Hyundai Veloster was traveling northbound on Richmond Highway when he struck the man. The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with detectives. Spack was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Preliminarily, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors for the driver. The investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS(866-411-8477), by text -Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE. Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest.

This is the 12th pedestrian fatality in the county to date in 2020. 

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