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Killed pedestrian walked onto road, police say

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A pedestrian was fatally struck in a crash on I-395. An initial investigation showed the pedestrian walked into the roadway, Virginia State police said.

The pedestrian crossed all southbound lanes of I-395, the HOV lanes and was proceeding to cross the northbound lanes of I-395 when the person was struck.

The person was on the far right lane of I-395 north when he was hit by a car. The pedestrian died at the scene, Virginia State Police said in a news release.

Police identified the man as Fekadu Ledi, 64, of Arlington.

All but one lane were closed along I-395 northbound at Glebe Road shortly before 5 p.m. due to police and fire activity.

The Virginia State Police Accident Reconstruction Team is on scene assisting Trooper J.A. Naylor, who responded at around 4:10 p.m., according to the news release. The crash remains under investigation.

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