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Traffic Fatality: Unit Block of H Street, Northeast

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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, November 15, 2019, in the Unit block of H Street, Northeast.


At approximately 8:23 pm, a green in color 2015 Ford Mustang was traveling westbound in the Unit block of H Street, Northeast in the far left lane of travel. The pedestrian was walking from north to south, across the westbound lanes of travel in the middle of the block, outside of a marked cross walk when he was struck by the vehicle listed above. The driver fled the scene of the crash and subsequently struck a DC Circulator bus with no passengers, and a parked vehicle in the Unit block of H Street, Northwest. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the pedestrian to a local hospital. The pedestrian was pronounced dead on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.


The decedent has been identified as 39 year-old Hubert Hinds, of Silver Spring, MD.


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.