Detectives from the Major Crimes Bureau continue to investigate after a juvenile died in a construction-related accident in the 1800 block of Solitaire Lane in McLean. Officers and rescue personnel responded around 3:15 p.m. on July 23 for an adult man and a juvenile male who were trapped in a ditch that collapsed on a residential construction site. Both the man and juvenile were extracted from the ditch and taken to a nearby hospital. The man sustained injuries that are not considered life-threatening. The juvenile was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy to confirm cause of death.
Anyone who might have witnessed this accident is asked to call the Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800.
Used Book Collection
The McLean Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Used Book Collection will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the SunTrust Bank, 515 Maple Avenue East, Vienna. It will be collecting used books, CDs, DVDs, software, children's books, records, and recent textbooks. No encyclopedias, VHS or audiotapes. Books for children are especially needed. Books must be bagged or boxed and the bags and boxes must be left with the books. If you have any questions, contact email@example.com, or 703-527-4206.
The Book Sale will be held on Sept. 13-15 at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean. The book sale proceeds benefit scholarships for women.