By Cody Mello-Klein | email@example.com
A fatal crash in the West End left a man dead on Wednesday morning after he was hit by a car while crossing the street, according to a news release from the Alexandria Police Department. The victim was later identified as Simon Merino, according to the release.
The crash occurred around 6 a.m. between North Beauregard Street and Fairbanks Avenue and resulted in a road closure on Seminary Road. The driver of the vehicle, a 56-year-old man, stayed at the scene and was later taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. As of the Times’ print deadline, he has not been charged, according to APD.