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Fairfax County Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

Police with the Annandale Police Department inside of Fairfax County have issued a statement regarding the death of a pedestrian on the night of Friday, September 21st. According to the statement, the incident is still under investigation; however it is believed that the police completed the majority of information gathering and no charges are currently pending against any individual connected with the fatality.

Pedestrian Killed in Falls Church Crash Identified

Several days ago, we reported on a crash in Falls Church that involved an unidentified pedestrian. The crash, which happened on Labor Day (Monday, September 3rd) happened sometime around 2:00 in the morning. During the initial investigation, the police either had not identified the woman or had not contacted any of the person's family to let them know about the incident. For this reason, the name of the person involved was withheld from the public until just recently. 

Identity of Pedestrian Killed in Annandale Released

Earlier in July, on Tuesday, the 10th, a 78-year-old woman was on foot and walking alongside Columbia Pike when she tried to cross the road and was struck and killed by a passing car. Police working within Annandale recently issued a statement saying that the person, who remained unnamed for a period of time after the incident, has been identified.

Pedestrian Struck and Killed Inside Fairfax

A pedestrian inside of Fairfax County was hit by a car on Friday, June 29th, as they were making their way down Main Street inside of the city of Fairfax itself. According to early reports from the Fairfax County Police Department, the individual (believed to be a 37-year-old who has, as of the time of this writing, not been officially identified) was on foot and walking in a westerly direction down the rightmost side of the eastbound lanes of the street when a car came down this same lane. The report also indicated that the time when this all took place was shortly before 5:30 in the morning.

Three Die After Being Struck by Car on Route 288

Police working within the county of Goochland just recently released a statement indicating that they were able to successfully identify the three victims of a car accident that happened along Route 288 on Wednesday, June 27th. According to initial reports, the accident happened close to 9:00 in the evening, after two well-meaning individuals noticed a four-door sedan partially pulled off to the side of the road.

Driver Charged in Fatal Reston Pedestrian Crash

On Monday, May 21st, a collision between a car and a pedestrian in the city of Reston resulted in the death of a 71-year-old woman. While we reported on the initial crash in this blog, an official update makes the story worth revisiting. The events are already public knowledge related to the incident itself, but are worth summarizing as follows:

2nd Pedestrian in Weeks Killed in City of Reston

Several weeks ago, we reported on an incident that took place in Reston that involved a car and a pedestrian and resulted in the death of a woman shortly before noon. This incident was a highly unusual one, and therefore it comes as a tremendous surprise to residents within Fairfax County that yet another pedestrian death has taken place within the city of Reston. The most recent incident took place on Wednesday, June 8th, and involved a car and a person on foot in the area of Baron Cameron Avenue and Fountain Drive.

Child Struck by Car in Vienna Intersection

On Monday, May 28th, a child was on foot along Lawyers Avenue in Vienna when they neared the intersection of Maple Avenue and Lawyers Road. It is not clear if the child was alone at the time or if they were accompanied by their parents. Given that it was Memorial Day, either option is a distinct possibility, although, given the sequence of events, it seems likely that the parents were either with the child or close by at the time when the child decided to cross the street.

Pedestrian Struck by Car in Burke, Severely Injured

An investigation is currently underway to determine just what happened on Wednesday, May 31st, to result in a pedestrian within the city of Burke, in Fairfax County, to suffer from injuries serious enough to threaten his life. Preliminary reports from the Fairfax County Police Department say that the incident involved a single car and the already mentioned pedestrian and that the entire ordeal happened during the evening, just after 9:30.

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