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89-year-old Joon Seok Ahn Struck, Killed By Fairfax County, Va. School Bus On Gallows Road

5:46 PM, Sep 21, 2012   |    comments
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ANNANDALE, Va. (WUSA) -- Fairfax County police say Thursday afternoon an 89-year-old man was struck on Gallows Road. He later died from his injuries.

According to police, the accident happened at approximately 2:30 p.m. A Fairfax County school bus was stopped in the southbound turn lanes of Gallows Road at the intersection with Columbia Pike and 89-year-old Joon Seok Ahn was walking westbound. Ahn reportedly entered the crosswalk while traffic was stopped. Then, the bus went forward and hit Ahn.

Ahn was taking taken to a hospital where he died.

The bus driver has been identified as 30-year-old Cristinia Fernandez. She was charged with failure to pay time and attention.

Police say they do not believe speed and alcohol are factors in the crash. They continue to investigate the crash.

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