Teen Dies in Lorton Crash

A 19-year-old died from injuries after running into the back a roll back dumpster truck yesterday morning on Richmond Highway at Giles Run Road in Lorton.

At approximately 6:25 a.m., Jason Emeric Brunsman, of Occoquan was driving a Ford Transit Van traveling south on Richmond Highway approaching Giles Run Road. The driver of a roll back dumpster truck was stopped in the southbound left lane of Richmond Highway waiting to turn left onto Giles Run Road. Brunsman struck the rear end of the roll back dumpster truck. He was declared deceased at the scene. The driver of the roll back dumpster truck was uninjured.

Preliminarily, detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash and are investigating to determine if speed was a factor.

There have been six traffic crash fatalities in 2024. In 2023, there were three traffic crash fatalities year to date.

Those with information on this crash are asked to please call our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543.