Category Archives: Fatal Crashes

UPDATE: Victim in Fatal Pedestrian Crash Identified

The victim of the fatal pedestrian crash has been identified as Dayssy Avalo, 36, of Falls Church. For ongoing updates, please read our blog and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @FairfaxCountyPD. (Original release date: September 3, 2018) Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Falls Church Area of Fairfax County McLean Police District – Our Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are

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Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Falls Church Area of Fairfax County

McLean Police District – Our Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are currently investigating a fatal pedestrian collision.  A preliminary investigation revealed a 36-year-old woman was hit shortly after 2 this morning while attempting to cross Arlington Boulevard near Graham Road outside of a marked crosswalk.  The driver was traveling westbound on Arlington Boulevard. He stayed at the scene and is cooperating

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Detectives Asking for Public’s Help After Fatal Crash

Reston Police District –  Detectives are looking for witnesses to an early morning crash that killed two people and injured two others.  Tonnisha McCoy, 21, of Sterling, and Joselyn Herndon, 23, of Reston, were pronounced dead at the scene.  Officers responded to the accident around 2 this morning on the Fairfax County Parkway near Walnut Branch Road.  Preliminarily, it appears that a

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Update: Burke Teen Dies as a Result of Crash in Clifton

Sully Police District – The 17-year-old driver of the car involved in yesterday’s crash died overnight. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor, however, detectives believe speed was. One passenger remains in the hospital. The other passenger was treated for non-life threatening injuries and released. The name of the driver is not being released due to legal restrictions contained

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FATAL PEDESTRIAN CRASH IN ANNANDALE

Mason Police District – Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are currently investigating a fatal pedestrian collision. A preliminary investigation reveals 78-year-old Ok Soon Kim, of Annandale, was hit shortly after 5 this morning while attempting to cross Columbia Pike at Gallows Road outside of the marked crosswalk. The driver was travelling eastbound on Columbia Pike. He stayed at the scene and

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Driver in Fatal Pedestrian Crash Charged with Speeding

Reston Police District – The driver involved in a fatal pedestrian crash is now facing a speeding charge.  67-year-old Michael Peter Fruitman, of Herndon, was charged with speeding: 60mph in a 40mph zone.  He was issued a summons pending a future court date. (Original release date: May 31, 2018) Reston Police District – The victim of the fatal pedestrian crash

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Update on Lorton Crash

*Note: the previous post incorrectly indicated the driver was deceased. West Springfield Police District – Two of the four victims in yesterday’s crash have been released from the hospital after being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The other two teenage boys remain in the hospital in with non-life threatening injuries. 14-year-old driver – treated and released 15-year-old passenger – treated and

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