Woman fa­tally struck while cross­ing road

The Washington Post Sunday - - COMMUTER - — Justin Wm. Moyer

A woman was struck and killed while cross­ing a road about 8 p.m. Thurs­day in Fair­fax County, po­lice said.

An investigation showed that Waneta M. Achaj, 58, of Alexan­dria was cross­ing Lit­tle River Turn­pike from north to south out­side the cross­walk when she was struck by a Ford F-150 truck.

The driver of the truck, a 59year-old man who had a green light when he turned right onto east­bound Lit­tle River Turn­pike from Brad­dock Road be­fore strik­ing Achaj, re­mained at the scene, ac­cord­ing to the state­ment.

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