Detectives Call for Witnesses after Pedestrian Dies in Hit and Run Crash

McLean Police District – An 81-year-old woman has died as a result of injuries sustained from a hit and run crash that occurred last night in the 7200 block of Lee Highway in the Falls Church section of Fairfax County. Officers responded just prior to 9 p.m. for the report of a person lying in the roadway. When officers arrived, they found Raymunda Garcia-Hernandez, of Falls Church, in the westbound lanes. Rescue personnel pronounced her deceased at the scene.  

Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit have preliminarily determined that Garcia-Hernandez was crossing Lee Highway, outside of a crosswalk, when she was hit by an unknown vehicle. The striking vehicle did not stop and has not been located. The investigation remains active.  

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone -1-866-411-TIPS ( 866-411-8477 ), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE .  Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers“.  Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest. 

This is the 1st pedestrian fatality in the county to date in 2021.

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