Document: Maryland Resident Killed in Traffic Accident

Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) detectives are investigating a traffic fatality that happened on Dec. 14.

A preliminary investigation revealed that, at approximately 7:02 p.m., an individual was driving southbound on the  900 block of Southern Avenue, SE, in a Volkswagen Jetta, according to a press release. At the same time, 47-year-old Barry Taylor was crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk. The Volkswagen’s driver struck the victim, and then immediately stopped and remained on scene.

Taylor was pronounced dead at a local hospital.