Pedestrian, 93, killed by hit-and-run driver

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News release from the Fairfax County Police Department

A 93-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday night. Fairfax County Police identified the victim as Pericles Apostolou of Falls Church.

Apostolou was crossing Arlington Boulevard near Summerfield Road at about 6 p.m. when he was struck by a pickup truck that fled the scene. Police said Apostolou was not in a crosswalk.

The truck was described as a dark-colored full or midsized pickup.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Crash Reconstruction Unit witness phone line: 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org, or calling 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.

 

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