Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Little Falls Road – Official Arlington County Virginia Government Site

Posted on October 08, 2022



ARLINGTON, Virginia – The Arlington County Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred in the Williamsburg neighborhood on the morning of Saturday, October 8.

At approximately 9:01 a.m., police were dispatched to report an injury crash involving a pedestrian in the 5800 block of Little Falls Road. Upon arrival, officers spotted the pedestrian on the roadway with serious injuries. She was taken by medics to hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. She has been identified as Gwendolyn Hayes, 85, of Arlington, Virginia.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of the striking vehicle turned left from John Marshall Drive onto Little Falls Road and struck the pedestrian as she crossed the roadway in the crosswalk. The driver of the striking vehicle remained at the scene.

It remains an active criminal investigation. Anyone with information that could help the investigation is asked to contact Detective D. Galiatsos at [email protected] or 703-228-4163. Information may also be reported anonymously to Arlington County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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