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News Release

Post Date:05/31/2018 6:24 AM

News Release:

Fatal Pedestrian Accident


May 30, 2018



On May 28, 2018 at approximately 10:40 PM, City of Fairfax Police Officers responded to Main Street and Fairfax Boulevard (Kamp Washington) for a report of a pedestrian that was struck. When officers arrived they identified a 73 year old woman was struck on Route 50 just west of the Kamp Washington intersection. 

The driver of a 2015 Toyota Prius, which was traveling westbound on Fairfax Boulevard, stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators. The pedestrian was transported to Fairfax INOVA Hospital in critical condition.

On May 30, 2018 at 2:31 AM the victim, identified as Rita Jean Rodgers of Fairfax, died as a result of her injuries.


It is unknown at this time if speed or alcohol are considered factors in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.


Media Contact:  Sergeant Shawn Sutherland, Public Information Office (703) 273-2889 or


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