Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a traffic fatality involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred on Friday, January 3, 2020, in the 1400 block of North Capitol Street, Northeast.
At approximately 5:15 am, the victim was walking eastbound, mid-block, in the 1400 block of North Capitol Street Northwest to the Northeast side when a sedan traveling northbound on North Capitol Street, Northeast struck the victim. The operator of the vehicle stayed on scene. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
The decedent’s identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification.
This case remains under investigation.
Anyone who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.