Week in Fairfax

Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Fairfax

Fair Oaks Police District Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9. Detectives believe 63-year-old Ralph Johnson, of Reston, was attempting to cross Lee Jackson Memorial Highway near Alder Woods Drive. The driver of a 2017 Toyota Highlander, who was traveling westbound on Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, hit Johnson as he was walking in the road. Johnson was not in a crosswalk. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with detectives. Neither speed nor alcohol were factors for the driver. Detectives believe that alcohol may have been a factor for Johnson.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543.

Marsden to Discuss Access to Medical Cannabis

State Sen. David W. Marsden will discuss the benefits of the medical cannabis preparations made available through Virginia's regulated program. Speaking at OLLI Mason, 4210 Roberts Rd., Fairfax, VA, April 16, 2:15-3:40 p.m. Marsden will detail his five-year effort to make these oils available to Virginians whose doctors feel they will help any condition or disorder they may have. The oils have remarkable abilities to help with epilepsy, glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, nephropathy, and other conditions affecting pain in bodily joints. Marsden will review how they can be obtained from the five licensed processors authorized by the General Assembly to deliver these products to your door.

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