Maryland Man Dies at Northern Virginia Construction Site

January 3, 2020

A Maryland man has died after a construction accident in northern Virginia.

Nelson Aguilar-Salamanca, 55, was working for a subcontractor on a construction site near the new Capital One headquarters in McLean, Fairfax County police said.

Around 7:30 a.m., he was struck by rebar that dropped from a crane. He was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Police did not release Aguilar-Salamanca’s hometown in Maryland.

An autopsy is being conducted.

The site has been the scene of large-scale construction work near the McLean Metrorail station on the Silver Line.

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