2.25.13 Update Fatal Pedestrian Hit and Run 100 Block M St., NE Darnell Christopher Ross
Contact: Officer Tisha Gant (202) 727-4383
February 25, 2013
Vehicle and Person of Interest Sought in Fatal Pedestrian Hit & Run: 100 Block of M Street, NE
(Washington, DC) - The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a vehicle and driver in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash which occurred in the 100 block of M Street, NE on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at approximately 10:38 pm.
The vehicle involved and a picture of a passenger that was inside the vehicle is shown in this link: http://youtu.be/UEnuHslTE2A
On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at approximately 10:38 pm, a unit from the First District was flagged down if reference to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. The investigation revealed that a pedestrian fell onto the roadway in the crosswalk in the 100 block of M Street, NE and then was run over by a vehicle. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services personnel transported the adult male to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The driver of the striking vehicle did not remain on the scene.
The decedent has been identified as 20 year-old Darnell Christopher Ross of Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
The investigation of this crash is ongoing.
Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.
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