WASHINGTON — A man was killed Friday night after a hit-and-run in Falls Church, Virginia.
Fairfax County police said that just before 6 p.m. Friday, a pedestrian was struck on U.S. Route 50 (Arlington Boulevard) at Summerfield Road near Jefferson Village Park.
The victim, 93-year-old Pericles Apostolou, of Falls Church, was taken to the hospital and later died. Police said that he was not in a crosswalk. There is no crosswalk in the area.
Witnesses told police that the vehicle involved was a dark-colored, mid- to full-size pickup truck with an open bed.
UPDATE: Sadly, the victim has died. WB Rt. 50 remains closed while our detectives investigate. Please continue to avoid the area and use an alternate route. https://t.co/4yluoxgf1j
— Fairfax County police (@FairfaxCountyPD) January 19, 2019
U.S. Route 50 in the area was closed as police investigated the crash.
Anyone with information about the crash, the vehicle or the driver should call 703-280-0543.
Below is the area where it happened.
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