F.C. Teen Dies After Car Crash

An 18-year-old from Falls Church died at Inova Fairfax Hospital Friday as a result of injuries he sustained in a traffic crash on Jan. 2. Carlos Hernandez, of John Marshall Drive, was a passenger in the back seat of a 2001 Honda Accord and was ejected during the crash.

The crash occurred around 12:40 a.m. in the 2900 block of Graham Road near Rice Street. The driver lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road and struck a tree. Police have not placed any charges but are continuing to investigate. Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives believe that speed may be one of the causative factors of the crash

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