ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WUSA9) -- A 40-year-old passenger who was not wearing his seat belt was killed in a car crash Saturday on Richmond Highway in Alexandria, according to the Fairfax County Police Department.
Daniel Duarte Vasquez, of the Alexandria area, died as a result of his injuries from the crash, police said.
The accident occurred on Richmond Highway near Fairhaven Avenue around 7:15 a.m. Police say Vasquez was a passenger in a 1995 BMW.
Police believe the accident occurred when the vehicle was traveling south on Richmond Highway. Police say the vehicle drifted off the right side of the roadway, up onto a curb, striking a fire hydrant, and a phone pole.