Maynard Thaxter, 83 of Arlington, was struck on Arlington Boulevard/U.S. 50 at Manchester Street, between Patrick Henry Drive and Carlin Springs Road at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The Arlington County police said the man was struck on Arlington Boulevard/U.S. 50 at Manchester Street, between Patrick Henry Drive and Carlin Springs Road at about 10:30 a.m.
After a pair of fatal crashes, police are telling drivers that they should do whatever they can to remain inside their vehicles if they need to pull over on a busy highway.
For the second year in a row, the number of pedestrians killed in motor vehicle crashes across the U.S. is at a 25-year high, but Maryland and Virginia are bucking the trend.
“Vision Zero is an audacious goal,” said Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett. “It is one that we can all embrace and champion together.”
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.