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Traffic Fatality: 1500 Block of H Street, NE

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality which occurred in the 1500 block of H Street, Northeast.

On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at approximately 3:54 am, the driver of a 2007 Infiniti G35 was traveling westbound in the 1500 block of H Street, NE when he lost control, struck a pole, and then collided with a Mack truck. The operator of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 24 year-old Maurice Bobby Kirkland of Northwest, Washington, DC.

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.