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Detectives investigate deadly crash in Springfield

A man died as a result of a crash in Springfield, Virginia Monday morning. Authorities say this is the 16th non-pedestrian-related fatal crash in the county in 2022.

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Springfield, Virginia on Monday.

Around 11:30 a.m. on Monday, officers responded to the intersection of Old Keene Mill Road and Huntsman Boulevard for a crash involving two cars. 

The West Springfield Police District said the driver of a 2016 Dodge Journey was heading east on Old Keene Mill Road as John Rowley, Jr., 93, of Springfield, was driving a 2017 Toyota Camry. Rowley attempted to turn left onto southbound Huntsman Boulevard from Old Keene Mill Road, when he turned in front of the Dodge resulting in the crash.

Rowley was taken to an area hospital after the crash with injuries detectives said were not considered life-threatening. However, his condition got worse and Rowley died at the hospital Monday night.

Detectives from the West Springfield Police District Crash Reconstruction Unit are continuing the investigation. Speed and alcohol use are under investigation.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the 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. Make sure to leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.

This is the 16th non-pedestrian-related fatal crash in the county to date in 2022. In 2021, there were 16 in total.   

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