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by ARLnow.com | March 1, 2011 at 8:47 am | 937 views | 10 Comments

Man Killed on Key Bridge Was Arlington Resident — Police say 23-year-old Arlington resident Aliester Elizardo Pineda-Medrano was walking his broken-down moped across the Key Bridge when he was struck and killed by an SUV Sunday night. The man who police say struck Pineda-Medrano and kept going has also been identified. [WUSA 9]

DMV Back Open After Roof Blown Off — A large section of the metal roof atop the DMV building on South Four Mile Run Drive blew off during Friday’s fierce winds. Nonetheless, the DMV opened as usual on Monday. [TBD]

Women of Vision Finalists Named — The Arlington Commission on the Status of Women has unveiled the four nominees for its 2011 ‘Women of Vision’ award. The winner of the award will be announced at a reception on March 10. [Sun Gazette]

ArlingtonSenator.com Registered — State political blogger Ben Tribbett has been mentioned as a possible candidate in the race to replace retiring state Senator Mary Margaret Whipple. The 31-year-old is at least considering a run. Domain records show Tribbett has registered ArlingtonSenator.com. [Network Solutions]

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  • Jesse

    FYI, the DMV on 4 Mile Run was open on Saturday, too.

  • Overgrown Bush

    “He has been identified as 40-year-old Anthony Randolph. He has been charged with DUI but not with the hit-and-run on the Key Bridge. ”

    This kills me. He has not been charged with the hit and run? He had front end damage and two flat tires on I270! Surely, they can match debris from the scene to his vehicle. He should be charged with murder or manslaughter. The only thing that is going to save this guy is the fact that the Virginia man was walking in the roadway.

    • http://www.arlnow.com ARLnow.com

      More charges will likely follow.

  • borf

    So have the figured out what the status of women is yet?

    • OX4

      Apparently most of them have poor vision.

  • Arlwhenever

    It would be great political theater if Tribbett runs so we can watch him butt heads with his buddy Chris Zimmerman (who Ben calls a “narcissistic jackass”).

    • borf

      It’s funny when a blogger calls someone a narcissistic jackass.

  • http://arlingtondirt.blogspot.com TGEoA

    I hope Zimmie runs… and WINS.

    That way he will be off the CB and out of our hair.

  • Southeast Ben

    Who administered the breathalyzer? Washington DC’s won’t hold up in court currently.

    • http://www.arlnow.com ARLnow.com

      US Park Police administered the breathalyzer on the person accused of hitting the cop, I believe.

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