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Woman struck, killed by vehicle in Prince William County

Police said speed nor impairment does not appear to be factors in the collision.

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. — A woman has died after being struck by the driver of a vehicle in Manassas Friday evening.

Officers with the Prince William County Police Department responded to the area of Prince William Parkway, nearby Crooked Knoll Way, just after 6 p.m. after receiving a report about a crash involving a pedestrian.

Through an investigation, police determined that the driver of a 2005 Toyota Sienna was driving westbound on Prince William Parkway, before reaching Crooked Knoll Way, when the vehicle struck a pedestrian. Officers said the pedestrian, later identified as 35-year-old Sarah Williams from Dumfries, was wearing dark clothing and walking within the middle of the roadway at the time of the incident.

Williams was taken to a local hospital to be treated for her injuries from the crash, but she unfortunately died. 

The driver of the vehicle, a 45-year-old man from Manassas Park, remained at the scene of the crash. Police said speed nor impairment does not appear to be factors in the collision. 

The investigation is active and ongoing.

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