Document: Police Arrest Suspect in Traffic Fatality

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a traffic fatality that occurred during the early morning hours on Aug. 28.

According to a press release, a person was on a motorized scooter headed down Constitution Avenue as a Ford F-150 truck was traveling down 11th Street, NW, a one-way street, in the wrong direction.

The vehicles collided at the intersection of Constitution Avenue, NE and 11th Street, NE. The release the scooter it the passenger side of the truck.

The victim operating the scooter, whose identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification, died on the scene.

The driver of the truck, 52-year-old Tyrone Maurice Hector, a resident of Capital Heights, Md., was arrested for second-degree murder.

Anyone with knowledge of this incident should call police at 202-727-9099. Anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE — to 50411.

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