A 73-year-old woman died after being struck by a vehicle in the driveway of her home. Officers responded Sunday, Feb. 21 at 5:45 p.m. to a home in the 6300 block of Lakewood Drive in the Falls Church section of Fairfax County. A man reported that his wife exited their 2006 Toyota 4Runner to assist him with backing the car into the driveway. The man lost control as he reversed, hitting her then the home. Catherine Ann Balsis, of Falls Church, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Detectives from the Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate the circumstances that led to the crash, but do not suspect foul play. Alcohol was not a factor.
Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543.