Detectives Investigating Fatal Crash in Driveway of Falls Church Home

Mason Police District – A 73-year-old woman died after being struck by a vehicle in the driveway of her home. Officers responded yesterday at 5:45 p.m. to a home in the 6300 block of Lakewood Drive in the Falls Church section of Fairfax County. A man reported that his wife exited their 2006 Toyota 4Runner to assist him with backing the car into the driveway. The man lost control as he reversed, hitting her then the home. Catherine Ann Balsis, of Falls Church, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate the circumstances that led to the crash, but do not suspect foul play. Alcohol was not a factor.

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 $1,000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest.

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