Single Vehicle Fatal Crash

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News Release: News Release: 12/322/0225/eja(8)
November 19, 2012

Single Vehicle Fatal Crash

            Fair Oaks Police District – Peter M. Gallagher, 22, of 11829 Wayland Street, Oakton was driving on Vale Road on Saturday, November 17 at 8:56 p.m. Near the intersection with Valestra Circle for unknown reasons, Gallagher’s 1999 Mazda Protégé drifted off the road and crashed into a concrete wall. He died at the scene.

            Gallagher was not wearing his seat belt. It is unclear if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

            The case is still under investigation.

            Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


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