Document: Police Investigate Traffic Fatality

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is investigating a traffic fatality that happened on Feb. 7.

According to a press release, at around 8:28 p.m., officers responded to the location of the crash for the report of a pedestrian struck.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle was traveling eastbound in the 1800 block of E Street, NW when it struck a pedestrian, outside of a marked crosswalk.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. Their identity is being withheld until the next of kin are notified.