Dump Truck Hits, Kills Woman Putting Child in Van
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Updated: 5:12 p.m. Feb. 24, 2014
Posted: 4:24 p.m. Feb. 24, 2014
ARLINGTON, Va. (CBSDC) — A woman was killed when she was hit by a dump truck while putting her child in a vehicle Monday morning in Arlington, police say.
Arlington County Police say the accident happened at about 11:30 a.m. Monday outside Nottingham Elementary School in the 5900 block of Little Falls Road in Arlington.
Authorities say 39-year-old Jennifer Lawson, of Arlington, suffered serious injuries when she was struck by a commercial dump truck while attempting to put her child in a minivan parked on the street outside the school.
She was transported to Fairfax Hospital where she later died.
Police say the accident is under investigation.
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