Richard Walker dies in Fairfax County crash

8:50 AM, Sep 26, 2013   |    comments
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FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County Police are investigating a fatal crash on Popes Head Road on Wednesday.

Thirty-two-year-old Richard Walker of Fairfax Woods Way was speeding when he hit a tree on Popes Head Road near Fairfax County Parkway at 1:52 p.m., officials said.

Police say he was speeding as he approached a curve and ran off the road.

Walker was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after 2:30 p.m., officials said.

Crash Reconstruction Unit Detectives are continuing to investigate the crash. They believe Walker was not wearing a safety belt.

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