Fatal Crash Investigation – On September 28, investigators with the Crash Investigation Unit made contact with the next-of-kin of the pedestrian who died after being struck by a vehicle while walking in the roadway of Balls Ford Road in Manassas (20109) on September 27.
The deceased was identified as Venkata Krishna Mohan Rao Suri, 63, of Santa Clara, CA.
The driver of the 2022 GMC Terrain was identified as a 39-year-old woman of Cherry Valley, NY
Fatal Crash Investigation – On September 27 at 8:02 p.m., investigators with the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Balls Ford Road near Coppermine Drive in Manassas to investigate a crash involving a pedestrian.
The investigation revealed the driver of a 2022 GMC Terrain was traveling eastbound on Balls Ford Road, approaching Copper Mine Road when the vehicle struck a pedestrian who was wearing dark clothing and walking in the roadway with traffic.
The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene of the crash and provided first aid until rescue personnel arrived. Rescue personnel pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.
At this time, the deceased is preliminarily believed to be a 63-year-old man.
The identity of the deceased will be released once confirmed and a next-of-kin has been notified. Speed, alcohol, or drug use were not factors in the collision with the driver of the vehicle. The investigation continues.
The driver of the 2011 GMC Terrain was identified as a 39-year-old woman of Cherry Valley, New York.