Woman dies after car hit her while she was crossing the road in Fairfax County

(Photo, Fairfax County Police)

A 71-year-old woman is dead after she was hit by a car while she was crossing the road Monday in Fairfax County.

Fairfax County Police said the woman was crossing the street at Reston Parkway and Bluemont Way around 11:20 a.m. when the car struck her. She was later pronounced dead.

Police said the driver of a 2016 Hyundai Elantra which was traveling northbound on Reston Parkway stayed on the scene. It is currently unknown if speed or alcohol are considered factors in the crash.

People should expect delays in the area as they respond to the incident.

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