Man struck, killed while walking along Arlington roadway

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred on Wednesday evening along Forest Edge Drive near Lynnwood Drive.

Just before 6:30pm, a driver traveling southbound on Forest Edge Drive struck a man who was walking south along the road. The man was wearing dark clothing and the sun had already set.

The driver called 9-1-1 and stopped to render aid after the collision. Paramedics responded to the scene, but pronounced him deceased. He has been identified as a 35-year-old man who lived not far from the scene.

Forest Edge Drive is known for being a heavily wooded and tight roadway. Lanes were closed while police investigated the scene.

Investigators say the driver was not speeding. No charges are expected.