FALLS CHURCH, Va. (WUSA9) -- A woman was struck and killed while crossing the street near Falls Church on Thursday night, police said.
Irma Taracena, 61, of Falls Church was crossing Leesburg Pike near Row street when she was hit by a Toyota Camry, police said.
The area of the road was not well lit, police said.
"The driver of the Camry did not initially stop at the scene but was quickly located by nearby officers at Patrick Henry Drive, as he was in the process of driving back to the crash scene. The driver, Sukhwinder Singh Jhuj, 67, of Manassas Park was charged with failure to render aid," police said in a news release.
The accident happened at around 9:45 p.m., police said. The incident is still under investigation.