Pedestrian killed in Merrifield

pedestrian-deathA pedestrian was killed yesterday (Wednesday) morning while trying to cross Gallows Ride, police said.

Leroy Jewell, 64, of Falls Church, was struck as he tried to cross from the west side of Gallows at Belleforest Drive. Police said the driver remained at the scene and neither speed nor alcohol appeared to be factors.

The accident remains under investigation.


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