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Fleeing Driver that Fatally Struck Pedestrian May Have Been in Honda or Nissan

By Potomac Local News January 16, 2014 10:30 am

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WOODBRIDGE, Va. – Police have new information on the driver suspected of hitting and killing a pedestrian in Woodbridge last month.

Officers say the striking vehicle, possibly a Nissan or Honda, was driven by a woman, and that vehicle should have damage to its bumper.

Here’s more in an unedited police press release:

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in providing information about a fatal crash involving a hit and run which was reported to have occurred on Occoquan Road near Vineyard Road in the Woodbridge area of Prince William County.

On December 22nd at 6:11PM, investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Occoquan Rd and Vineyard Way in Woodbridge (22191) to investigate a crash involving a pedestrian. The investigation revealed that a pedestrian was crossing Occoquan Rd near the intersection of Vineyard Rd at the same time the driver of an unknown vehicle was travelling Northbound on Occoquan Rd. The driver of the vehicle struck the pedestrian and left the scene prior to police arrival.

The pedestrian, an adult male, died at the scene as a result the injuries sustained during the collision. During the investigation, investigators were able to obtain a description of the striking vehicle and the driver. The actual identity of the driver is still unknown. Investigation continues.

Identified:

The pedestrian has been identified as Pastor PEREIRA, 57, of Woodbridge

*Please note the correction above in regard to the name of the victim

Driver Description:

Black female, between 35 & 45 years of age, thin with shoulder length hair and black rimmed glasses

Vehicle Description:

Black sedan, with a tan dashboard – possibly a Nissan or Honda, vehicle should have noticeable front bumper damage

 

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