85-year-old pedestrian struck, killed by car in Arlington County

An elderly woman was struck by a car and killed in Arlington County on Saturday morning, according to police.

Arlington County Police say around 9 a.m. officers responded to a crash involving a pedestrian in the 5800 block of Little Falls Road in Arlington.

Once there, officers found a woman who had been hit by a car.

The victim was taken to an area hospital and later pronounced dead.

Investigators later identified the victim as Gwendolyn Hayes, 85, of Arlington, Virginia.

Preliminary information revealed that driver of the car was turning left from John Marshall Drive onto Little Falls Road when it struck Hayes, who was crossing the road in the cross-walk.

The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene after the incident.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call 703-228-4163. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call 1-866-411-TIPS.