NOW: Pedestrian killed in crash, closing southbound Reston Parkway

Reston Parkway has been closed after a fatal pedestrian crash (via Google Maps)

Updated at 3:15 p.m.Southbound Reston Parkway has reopened at Market Street after an extended closure due to this morning’s fatal pedestrian crash, police say.

Earlier: A pedestrian was killed in a crash on Reston Parkway earlier this morning (Tuesday).

Police said at 8:16 a.m. that a vehicle hit the adult man on Reston Parkway near Market Street in Reston. The man was taken to the hospital, where he died.

The driver remained on the scene of the incident, which occurred around 7:14 a.m., according to scanner traffic on Open MHz. A dispatcher described the vehicle as a gray Mercedes.

The southbound lanes of Reston Parkway are closed.

“Crash reconstruction detectives are investigating,” the Fairfax County Police Department said. “…Please avoid the area.”

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