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Tuesday Morning Notes

by Dave Emke — February 21, 2017 at 9:00 am 9 Comments

Sunrise at Reston National - Twitter/JonnyMacGolf

(Updated 2:15 p.m. after the victim in Route 28 crash was identified by authorities.)

Crash Leaves Woman Dead on Route 28 — A fatal single-car collision at about 2 a.m. in the northbound lanes near the Dulles Toll Road interchange left the road closed for several hours. Gabrielle Perry, a 22-year-old from Leesburg who was a passenger in the vehicle, was killed. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said the driver, 26-year-old Andre Glenn of Sterling, is facing a DUI charge. [Washington Post]

Reston Woman Fights Gender Bias in Clothes — Eva Everett is co-founder of Svaha, a clothing line that aims to break stereotypes in children’s and women’s apparel. [NBC Washington]

Anna Redican (South Lakes High School)SLHS Swimmers Break Records at States — Gianmichel D’Allesandro, Michael George and Anna Redican (pictured) all set individual Seahawks records last week at the state championships. The boys’ 200-yard medley relay team, consisting of Hunter Ellis and Tyler Ellis along with D’Allesandro and George, also set a record. The event also marked the end of coach Scott Brown’s 23rd and final season with the team. [South Lakes High School]

‘Sisterhood’ Event Promotes Togetherness Among Cultures — The Reston Chapter of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom recently co-hosted a unity vigil for Muslim and Jewish women. The event took place in McLean last week. [McLean Connection]

Photo of sunrise this morning at Reston National Golf Course via Twitter user @JonnyMacGolf

  • johnQPublic

    In Re: to the crash on RT 28.. alcohol is legally advertised encouraged drug in the country simply for profit. When will people wake up and realize this is a dangerous substance with many health consequences when abused. sad

    • Anonymous Poster

      Sugar is another drug that’s pushed purely for profit, and slowly leading to the deaths of millions of Americans and people around the world. When will people wake up and realize sugar too is dangerous to our future and our current health, and is widely abused. Sad.

      • Mike M

        Breathing can be hazardous to your health, as can be getting out of bed in the morning. When are people going to wake up and realize living can be hazardous to your health?

        • Anonymous Poster

          Good sir, I’m honored that my sarcasm was so easily misunderstood! I’m also disturbed that I can parrot back nonsense so convincingly…

          • Mike M

            Well done. In Reston, the L-wordism is so thick, that the passionate and militant preposterousness greatly outweighs the sarcastic preposterousness. Forgive me.

    • Mike M

      As for that area of 28, the ongoing construction has been very poorly managed. I almost had an accident because lanes suddenly disappear and/or shift where construction traffic is coming onto the road from the left at a makeshift entrance. It’s a disgrace to VDOT.

      • Daiana Cisneros

        Yes it really is. My husband literally almost died there too. He hit some cones to avoid crashing into a semi truck.

    • Just say no to swedish meatbal

      Swedish meatballs are another drug that’s pushed purely for profit, and slowly leading to the deaths of millions of peeps around the world. When will peeps wake up and realize swede meatballs are too dangerous to our future and our current health, and are widely abused. Sad.

  • Chuck Morningwood

    Rest in peace, Gabrielle Perry. My condolences to your family, friends and acquaintances.

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