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Traffic Fatality: 700 block of I-695, Southeast

Friday, March 14, 2014

Traffic Fatality: 700 block of I-695, Southeast

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality which occurred on the 700 block of I-695, Southeast.

On Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at approximately 11:53 pm, an adult male was walking within a westbound lane on I-695 when he was struck by a 2004 Cadillac SUV.  Personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived on scene and determined that the pedestrian did not display any signs of life. The pedestrian was subsequently transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

The decedent has not been identified at this time.

This crash is currently under investigation.

The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case or anyone who observed the pedestrian at any time before the collision, 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.