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Fatal Pedestrian Crash at 4th and Massachusetts Avenue NW

Monday, July 29, 2013

Fatal Pedestrian Crash at 4th and Massachusetts Avenue NW

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Major Crash unit are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred at 4th and Massachusettets Avenue, NW.

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at approximately 2:20 pm, pedestrian 38-year-old Laura Rinaldi of Bowie, Maryland was walking northbound on 4th Street N.W.  At the intersection at Massachusetts Avenue, NW,  the pedestrian attempted to cross the roadway when she was struck by a dump truck. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.  The driver of the dump truck, an adult male remained on the scene.

On Monday, July 29, 2013,  the pedestrian succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The crash remains under investigation by detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit.