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Traffic Fatality: Northbound Interstate 295, Southeast

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic fatality which occurred northbound on Interstate 295, SE.

On Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at approximately 7:44 pm a 1997 Honda CBR motorcycle was traveling northbound on Interstate 295, SE near Suitland Parkway, when the driver of the motorcycle lost control, collided with a 2006 Hummer and fell from the motorcycle.

The driver, 45-year-old Michael Swann of Forestville, Maryland, was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

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