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Woman Injured, Dog Killed by Truck Near W-L High School

Update at 9:15 p.m. on 4/27/11 — The victim has succumbed to her injuries.

Update at 2:15 p.m. on 4/12/11 — The driver has been charged with reckless driving.

A young woman who was walking her dog was struck by a pickup truck this morning on the Quincy Street bridge over I-66, near Washington-Lee High School.

The accident happened in the northbound lanes around 7:30 a.m. The dog — a golden retriever — was killed and the woman — who was in her 20s — was taken to the hospital with critical injuries, according to Arlington Police spokeswoman Det. Crystal Nosal.

“The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene of the accident and cooperated with police,” police said in a statement this afternoon. Nosal said the driver of the truck was reported to be 19 18 years old. Police are still investigating the accident and it’s not clear whether charges will be filed against him.

A witness who drove past the scene after the accident said the driver of the truck looked “solemn” and said the dog was covered by a white sheet.

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