Document: MPD Investigating Fatal Crash in Northwest

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The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is investigating a traffic incident that resulted in the death of a pedestrian on April 11 near the Howard University campus.

According to MPD documents, the preliminary investigation revealed that an Audi was traveling northbound on 6th Street, NW, from Howard Place, NW, at a high rate of speed. The vehicle struck a parked car and continued towards Fairmont Street, NW, where it failed to negotiate the left turn and mounted a curb, striking a man who was on or near a crosswalk.

The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Audi was transported with minor injuries.

On April 15, the man died from his injuries. He was identified as 18-year-old Mohamed Samura.

Anyone with knowledge of the incident should call MPD.

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