Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a traffic fatality involving a pedestrian that occurred on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, in the 2600 block of North Capitol Street, Northwest.
At approximately 9:50 pm, a pedestrian was struck while in the roadway, outside of a crosswalk, by a 2012 Dodge Challenger in the 2600 block of North Capitol Street, Northwest. The driver did not remain on scene. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the pedestrian to a local hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries.
On Wednesday, August 14, 2019, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 29 year-old Jascha Wilson, of Southeast, DC.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Metropolitan Police Department at (202) 727-9099.