Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Richmond Highway


Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Richmond Highway

Mount Vernon Police District – Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a fatal crash that occurred at 6:40 p.m. yesterday at Richmond Highway and Beacon Hill Road in Alexandria section of Fairfax County.  

Preliminarily, detectives determined Kim Hampton, 72, was attempting to cross the southbound travel lanes of Richmond Highway from west to east, outside of the crosswalk. The driver of a 2014 Nissan Altima was traveling southbound on Richmond Highway and struck Hampton in the roadway. The driver of the Altima remained at the scene. Hampton was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. Preliminarily, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors for the driver in the crash.  

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), and by web – Click HERE. Download the ‘P3 Tips’ App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.    

This is the 23rd pedestrian-related fatal crash in the County to date in 2022. Year to date, in 2021 there were 13 pedestrian-related fatal crashes.    

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