BREAKING: Pedestrian struck Monday on Leesburg Pike dies

A 68-year-old woman who was struck by a vehicle around 11 a.m. Monday (Dec. 13) died later that evening, Fairfax County Police Department reported today (Wednesday).

Nguyet Ly, of Falls Church, was walking east in the westbound travel lane of Leesburg Pike near the shoulder when a 2018 Subaru Impreza making a right turn out of a business struck her in the roadway, according to FCPD.

It happened in Bailey’s Crossroads in the 5900 block of Route 7 where there’s no sidewalk, police said.

She was taken to the hospital, where she later died.

The investigation is active and police are providing details to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for review.

Police put out the following request for information:

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone -1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), by text – Type “FCCS” plus tip to 847411, and by web – Click HERE. Download our Mobile tip411 App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 dollars if their information leads to an arrest. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to contact you.

Ly is the 13th pedestrian to be killed in a vehicle crash in Fairfax County this year.

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