Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at approximately 8:27 pm.
The pedestrian was crossing the street westbound on the 4300 block of Livingston Road, Southeast when a vehicle was traveling northbound, and struck the pedestrian in the travel lanes. This section of roadway is two directional, non-divided, with no crosswalk present. The accident was reported to law enforcement.
The decedent has been identified as 6-year-old Xavier Luckey of Southeast, DC.
The case is currently under investigation by the Major Crash Investigations Unit. Anyone with information regarding this case should call 202-727-9099.