Deadly crash shuts down Route 1 Thursday morning

(WJLA) – A fatal crash in Virginia caused major delays and had only one lane getting by on Route 1 Thursday morning. The crash occurred just after 5 a.m. Police shut down all northbound lanes near Backlick Rd. just outside Ft. Belvoir. Southbound had only one lane getting by.

Fairfax County Police say a male pedestrian was hit. Officials have confirmed this was a fatal crash. The name of the pedestrian has not been released.

Emergency crews cleared the crash just after 7am. All lanes have reopened along Route 1 at this time.