Pedestrian Dies after Hit and Run in December

Pedestrian Dies after Hit and Run in December

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Pedestrian Dies after Hit and Run in December

A woman died Jan. 29 of injuries sustained from a hit-and-run crash on Dec. 27 in the West Springfield Police District.

Around 7:53 p.m., Dec. 27, 2023, officers responded to the intersection of Huntsman Boulevard and BridleWood Boulevard in Burke for a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle whose driver fled the scene before police arrival.

Preliminarily, detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit determined Fu-Tzu Wong, 63, was crossing Huntsman Boulevard from west to east within the crosswalk when she was hit by an unidentified vehicle. Wong was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. There is no indication of alcohol involvement on Wong's part.

Yesterday, on Jan 29., detectives were notified that Wong died from injuries sustained in the crash. The investigation into the crash continues as detectives continue to locate both the vehicle and the driver involved.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who may have information about this case. Those with information are asked to please call our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – (703)-246-4676

2 Teens Charged for Robbery in Burke

FCPD detectives have charged a 16-year-old and 17-year-old in connection to an armed robbery that occurred earlier this month.

On Jan. 14, the juvenile victim met with officers at the Mount Vernon District Station to report a robbery that had occurred earlier that day at approximately 3 p.m. The victim reported he was in the 5800 block of Royal Ridge Drive in Burke when he was approached by the juvenile suspect. The suspect is known to the victim. The suspect brandished a handgun, threatened the victim, and demanded money and clothing. The armed suspect took the victim’s cash, shoes, sweatshirt, belt, and jeans, then fled the scene in a black Honda Civic driven by a second suspect. 

The victim was unharmed.

On Jan. 26, Major Crimes Bureau and Fugitive detectives, and members of SWAT successfully located and arrested both suspects. The juveniles were charged with Armed Robbery. The juvenile suspects are currently being held at the Fairfax County Juvenile Detention Center. Additionally, the armed juvenile suspect had outstanding warrants on file for Robbery, Probation Violation, and Failure to Appear.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the Major Crimes Bureau at 703-246-7800, option 3. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – (703)-246-4676