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*Updated with Video* Suspect and Vehicle Sought in a Traffic Fatality: 1200 Block of U Street, Northwest

Monday, December 2, 2019

Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit seek the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle in reference to a traffic fatality involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred on Friday, November 29, 2019, in the 1200 block of U Street, Northwest.

 

At approximately 3:10 am, the victim was in the roadway, at the listed location. A dark colored SUV, traveling east, struck the victim then fled the scene. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.

 

The decedent’s identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

 

The suspect and their vehicle was captured by a surveillance camera and can be seen in the photo and video link below:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=my51bW8JyrY&feature=youtu.be

 

 

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.