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McLean Woman Dies Following Car Crash and McLean Teens Assaulted

McLean Woman Dies Following Car Crash

Police responded to 1856 Kirby Road for the report of a crash. On Tuesday, Aug. 21 shortly before 11 a.m., 81-year-old Beverly Sargent was in her car in her driveway getting ready to head to a local service station. She had arranged for another driver to follow her and bring her home. She got out and walked to the rear of her car to make sure the other car, a 2002 Toyota Camry, was behind her. The 86-year-old man in the Camry started his car and put it in gear. His car started to roll forward and he was not able to stop before striking Sargent. She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead shortly after 3 p.m.

Speed and alcohol are not factors in this crash.

Two McLean Teens Assaulted

Police are investigating a report that two 14-year-old girls were inappropriately touched on Monday, Aug. 20 at about 3:30 in the morning.

The girls were walking north on the east side of Chain Bridge Road from the area of Chain Bridge Court. As they turned to walk back, they noticed a man run across Chain Bridge Road and hide behind a bush at the far end of a church parking lot. As the girls walked down Davidson Road, they saw the same man walking toward them. As he got close, he reached out and grabbed one of the girls and wrapped his arms around her waist. The other teen tried to loosen his grip on her friend. The suspect then grabbed the second teen. He allegedly touched both of them inappropriately. The girls screamed, a dog barked and the suspect fled on foot, north on Chain Bridge Road. The girls ran home to contact police; they were not injured.

The suspect was described as Asian, in his 20s, about five feet 10 inches tall, with a thin build and short hair. He was wearing an orange and white striped T-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, e-mail at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.