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Traffic Fatality: 700 Block of 7th Street, SW

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Traffic Fatality: 700 Block of 7th Street, SW

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality which occurred in the 700 block of 7th Street, SW.

On Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at approximately 3:04 pm, the driver of a black 2013 Porsche Cayenne S was exiting the underground parking garage located at the rear of the 700 block of 7th Street, SW when the vehicle struck a pedestrian who was walking on the access ramp.  The adult female pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 90 year-old Frances Margaret Parsons of Southwest, Washington, DC.

This case 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.