2.14.13 Traffic Fatality 1300 Blk New York Ave., NE
- Contact: Officer Paul Metcalf (202) 727-4383
February 14, 2013
Pedestrian Traffic Fatality: 1300 Block of New York Avenue, NE
(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a pedestrian fatality which resulted from a traffic collision in the 1300 block of New York Avenue, NE.
On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 units from the Fifth District responded to a pedestrian traffic collision with injury. At approximately 4:45 am a black 2005 Mercedes was traveling westbound in the 1300 block of New York Avenue, NE, when it struck a pedestrian who was attempting to cross from south to north outside of a crosswalk. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the pedestrian to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The driver of the Mercedes remained on the scene.
The Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit is investigating this crash.
The decedent’s identity is being withheld pending positive identification.
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