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Pedestrian Fatality: 500 Block of Eastern Avenue, NE

Friday, July 26, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a pedestrian fatality which occurred in the 500 block of Eastern Avenue, NE.

On Thursday, July 25, 2013 at approximately 9:16 pm, officers from the Sixth District responded to the report of a pedestrian struck in the 500 block of Eastern Avenue, NE. Further investigation revealed that the pedestrian was crossing southbound from the Maryland side of the roadway when she was struck by a 1999 Chevy Tahoe that was traveling eastbound on Eastern Avenue, NE.  DC Fire and Emergency personnel responded to the scene and transported the pedestrian to an area hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries.

The pedestrian has been identified as 30-year-old Georgette Jones of Northeast, Washington, DC.

This case is currently under investigation by the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit.

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