Police ID 77-year-old pedestrian killed on Little River Turnpike

A 77-year-old Annandale woman died after she was struck by a car on Little River Turnpike in Fairfax County, Virginia, Monday night.

Fairfax County police identified the woman as Choon Yoo. Yoo is the county’s fourth pedestrian fatality in 2021.

Police said she was crossing the road, outside of a crosswalk, around 10 p.m. when the driver of a 2011 Toyota Corolla struck her.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene following the crash.

Police said that speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash.

Anyone who may have information is asked to call police at 703-280-0543 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477).

Eastbound lanes on Little River Turnpike were closed for over three hours as police investigated. Lanes reopened after 1:15 a.m.

Below is a map of where the crash took place.

Juan Herrera

Juan Herrera is an associate producer for WTOP News. He joined the radio news team in 2021 after previously working for WMAL News as a news assistant. He is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

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