Pedestrian Killed in Franconia Crash

WASHINGTON – A woman was killed when she was hit by a pickup truck Thursday evening as she crossed Little River Turnpike in Franconia.

The woman was believed to be about 60 to 70 years old. Police have not yet identified her.

The 59-year-old driver of the 2002 Ford F-150 had a green light when he turned right onto Little River Turnpike from Braddock Road and struck the woman about 8 p.m., Fairfax County police said.

The driver remained at the crash site, police said.

The woman was crossing Little River Turnpike outside of the crosswalk. She was pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to police.

Detectives determined that neither speed nor alcohol were factors in the crash. But the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Fairfax County police at 703-691-2131.

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