Va. man dies after being struck by car
A Falls Church area man died Monday night of injuries he suffered when he was hit by a car as he walked near Gallows Road on Saturday night, Fairfax County police said Tuesday.
Police said Glenn Melton, 76, of the 3300 block of Woodburn Village Drive was trying to cross Woodburn Road near Gallows Road in the Falls Church area shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday.
Melton was struck by a 1997 Ford Escort heading east on Woodburn Road, police said. Police said Melton was not in a crosswalk.
The 20-year-old driver of the Escort stayed at the scene and was not hurt. Melton was taken to nearby Inova Fairfax Hospital, where police said he was pronounced dead at 11:45 p.m. Monday. Investigators do not believe speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.
This post has been updated since it was first published.
-- Tom Jackman
Washington Post Editors
May 25, 2010; 6:26 PM ET
Categories: Falls Church , Tom Jackman , Traffic Accidents , Virginia
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