Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Crash in Reston

Fairfax County Police Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle and its driver involved in a crash that killed a 16-year-old pedestrian. Saturday night at about 5:40, officers responded to the report of a pedestrian hit-and-run crash on South Lakes Drive and Castle Rock Square in Reston. The teen was attempting to cross South Lakes Drive towards Castle Rock Square when he was hit by a vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. There is a crosswalk at the intersection and detectives are still conducting their investigation to determine if the teen was using the crosswalk. At this point, detectives believe the involved vehicle was a sedan, but an exact model or color is unclear. The car would have heavy front-end damage.

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). Tips can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, or HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.

Reston Association Seeks Board Candidates

There are five seats open in the 2019 Board of Directors election. The Reston Association Elections Committee is asking RA members to consider running for a seat on the board. Interested members should fill out a candidacy statement form and return it by 5 p.m., Jan. 25. The committee will then validate candidates by the end of the month.

The 2019 Open Seats are: At-Large, 3-year term; Apartment Owners, 1-year term; Hunters Woods/Dogwood, 1-year term; North Point, 3-year term; and Lake Anne/Tall Oaks, 3-year term. A one-year terms are due to prior mid-term resignations and the appointment of interim replacements in 2018.

An information session for prospective candidates will be held Jan. 3, 7 p.m. at Reston Association headquarters, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive.

The month-long election begins March 4. Ballots will be mailed to members. Online voting will be available with the link provided on www.reston.org, RA social media and in the RA News weekly email. Results of the election are announced at the Annual Members' Meeting in April.

For more information and to download a candidate form, visit www.reston.org.