SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA9) -- The family of a 49-year-old woman who was hit and killed by a car in Silver Spring is grappling with the news of her death.
Vanessa Dixon funeral GoFundMe page.
Vanessa Dixon of D.C. was fatally struck by a car while waiting at a Ride On bus stop on Cresthaven Drive, police said. Dixon was a mother of five with four grandchildren and had just celebrated her 49th birthday.
Dixon's sister, Velma Hibbert described her as: "She was a sweetheart, goodhearted person, very nice sister."
Another one of Dixon's sisters, Alvona Chaplin wants to know why the driver killed her sister, "That drunken driver.. that dragged her body all the way..you know and killed my poor sister going to work. You know, that's what I want to know."