Mason Police District – Officers responded to the report of a serious crash in the 7100 block of Columbia Pike on Saturday, October 29, shortly before 7 p.m. Once on scene, officers assessed the situation and summoned detectives from the Crash Reconstruction Unit.
The initial investigation determined that a 55-year-old, male pedestrian was attempting to cross Columbia Pike in front of 7118. At the same time, a 2015 Ford pickup truck, driven by a 51-year-old woman, exited a parking lot at 7117 and headed west on Columbia Pike. The truck struck the pedestrian who was in the middle of the westbound lanes; not in a crosswalk. The driver of the truck remained on the scene.
The pedestrian, Ha Yong Jung, of Ellicott City, Maryland, was transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital and was pronounced dead.
Speed and alcohol are not considered factors in this crash.
No charges are anticipated. The investigation continues.
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