Woman dead after being struck by car on Reston Parkway

WASHINGTON — A 71-year-old Reston woman is dead after being struck by a car Monday at the intersection of Reston Parkway and Bluemont Way in Virginia.

According to Fairfax County police, she was crossing the road shortly after 11 a.m. when she was struck and killed by a northbound 2016 Hyundai Elantra.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver remained to cooperate with authorities.

Police don’t yet know if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

Authorities are investigating.

Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Editor and reporter for WTOP.com. He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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