Source: Fairfax County police are investigating a crash that left a female cyclist dead on Monday in Falls Church near the intersection of Columbia Pike and Ashwood Place. Elizabeth P. Shattuck, 58, of Falls Church, was pronounced dead at the scene when the bicycle she was on was hit by a 1998 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck while she was attempting to cross Columbia Pike from the north to the south around 2 p.m., police said. As the truck traveled westbound on Ashwood Place, Shattuck was hit as she crossed the westbound lanes. Police said she hit the hood and went over the roof. Police do not believe the 72-year-old man who was driving the pickup was speeding or under the influence of anything.
Crash time: between noon and 2:59 p.m.
Closest Intersection: Ashwood Place
Land use: Urban
Road type: Urban Arterial
Where on the road the collision happened: Intersection
Collision type: Cyclist side/Car front end hit
Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)
If truck: Unknown
At crash time driver was: Don't Know
SourcesSource: News Report
Link if Website: http://fallschurch.patch.com/articles/cyclist-killed-in-crash-with-pickup-in-falls-church
Legal StatusLegal status: No charges filed
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