ANNANDALE, Va. (WDVM) — A 77-year-old woman died in a pedestrian crash Monday night in Annandale, Fairfax County Police say.
Police said they were on the scene of the crash shortly after 11 p.m. at Little River Turnpike and Backlick Road. They say the woman, identified as Choon Yoo of Annandale, was transported to a hospital where she died from her injuries.
Investigators believe Yoo was crossing Little River Turnpike from the north to the south side of the crosswalk when she was struck by a car traveling east.
James Curry, Second Lieutenant said,
“This will be the 4th pedestrian fatality in Fairfax County for 2021. Traffic safety remains a priority for the county especially pedestrian safety. We encourage all drivers and pedestrians to be on the lookout and use all of the caution when trying to cross the roads, or when as drivers coming to an intersections making sure your aware of your surroundings to avoid tragic incidents like this.”
Police say the driver of the car remained on the scene and they do not believe alcohol or speed were involved. The eastbound lane of Little River Turnpike was closed for some time.