FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA – A 35-year-old man was hospitalized and later died from injuries after getting hit by a car on I-95 Tuesday. 

The accident occurred after 3 pm, WUSA 9 reported. 

The 35-year-old man pulled over to the side of the interstate to inspect car troubles on his 2011 Honda Accord, and shortly after, he was struck by a 2022 Nissan Sentra. 

The driver of the 2022 Nissan Sentra attempted to flee the scene but was stopped by eyewitnesses. 

The 35-year-old man was identified as Davi Hernandez-Zelayandia. 

Hernandez-Zelayandia was later pronounced dead at the Fairfax Inova Hospital. 

The driver of the Nissan was identified as John O. Hess, 61, of Springfield. Police suspected he was driving under the influence. 

Hess was charged with a one-count felony of a hit and run and arrested for a DUI. 

Details are under investigation by Virginia State Police. 

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