Victim of Silver Diner Crash Dies from Injuries
According to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Andrew Sheren, 74, of McLean died from complications resulting from injuries he sustained in the crash. Sheren was the man struck while walking into the Silver Diner - according to FCPD Public Affairs Bureau.
At this time, the driver of the striking vehicle remains under the care of a local hospital. Warrants will be served upon his release in coordination with detectives on the United States Marshal’s Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force (CARFTF).
Detectives of the Major Crimes Division obtained arrest warrants for Malicious Wounding and Felony Destruction of Property. During the initial investigation, it was determined that the driver allegedly intentionally drove his SUV into the building multiple times. When doing so, he struck a 74-year-old man from McLean that was entering the business. Then, he was observed pouring liquid on his body and lighting himself on fire while inside the vehicle.
Detectives would like anyone with information to contact Crime Solvers electronically by visiting http://www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or by calling 1-866-411-8477 or 703-691-2131.
Fundraiser Supporting McLean Project for the Arts
A fundraiser for McLean Project for the Arts has been announced by HBC Group’s (Keller Williams Realty) Community Charity Champions. Come to dinner on Tuesday, June 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pulcinella Italian Host in McLean to support McLean Project for the Arts. Enjoy dinner and know that approximately 70 percent of the proceeds from food and drink will go to MPA, as long as the diner brings the flyer for the event. Contact HBC Realty Group at 703-734-0192 or visit www.HBCGroupKW.com to receive a flyer.
Sponsors of the event are: Karen Briscoe and Lizzy Conroy with the HBC Group of Keller Williams Realty, Marcus Simon with EKKO Title, Kevin Dougherty of Pillar to Post, Kathy and Justin Neal of The Neal Team/SunTrust Mortgage, Jim Harris of BOWA, The McLean Chamber of Commerce, and Moe Jebali with Pulcinella Italian Host.