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Traffic Fatality: 4900 Block of Connecticut Avenue, NW

Friday, August 15, 2014

Traffic Fatality: 4900 Block of Connecticut Avenue, NW

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality which occurred in the 4900 Block of Connecticut Avenue, NW.

On Friday, August 15, 2014 at approximately 8:24 am, an adult female was operating a gray 2009 Honda scooter  southbound in the 4900 block of Connecticut Avenue, NW when a 2009 International flatbed truck made a left turn from the northbound lane of Connecticut Avenue, NW onto 36th Street, NW, crossing into the path of the scooter.  The scooter then collided with the truck.  The adult female was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.  The operator of the truck remained on the scene.

The decedent has been identified as 36 year-old Nadia Sophie Seiler of Wheaton, Maryland.

This crash is currently under investigation.

The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case 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.