Teen Killed While Pushing Car

By John Wist
|  Monday, May 16, 2011  |  Updated 1:27 PM EDT
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Teen Killed While Pushing Car

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A 19-year-old man was killed Sunday night while pushing his disabled car along a dark Virginia road.

The accident happened at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday in the eastbound right lane of Route 7 near Dranesville Manor Drive in Herndon, Va.

Police said Kyle Alec Rowley, 19, of Herndon, was pushing the car when he was rear-ended by another driver. That man, a 39-year-old from Alexandria, was airlifted to a nearby hospital but is expected to be OK.

The broken-down car had emergency flashers on at the time of the crash, police said.

Route 7 was closed for several hours overnight while police investigated the crash, but is now back open.

Police are looking for witnesses to the crash or the events leading up to it.  Anyone with information should contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text “TIP187” plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.

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