FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 31, 2017 Contact: Kraig Troxell, Media Relations and Communications Manager, 703-771-5278 [email protected] Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625 [email protected]
The crash occurred around 7:39 a.m. Sunday. The preliminary investigation indicates that Muhammad S. Khalid, 66, of Aldie, was walking southbound on Loudoun County Parkway when he was struck by a driver of a southbound vehicle. The victim succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and a witness called 9-1-1.
The driver was identified as Opoku Atuahene, 38, Manassas, VA. Atuahene was arrested and charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and Driving under the Influence. He is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center pending a bond review.