Fatal Pedestrian Accident on New York Avenue NE

All westbound lanes of New York Avenue NE closed

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013  |  Updated 8:06 AM EDT
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A pedestrian died following an accident in the 1300 block of New York Avenue NE Wednesday morning.

The victim was struck while crossing New York Avenue before 5:30 a.m. near Kendall Street.

The driver of the striking vehicle remained on the scene. A smashed windshield and significant body damage were evident, reported News4's Tony Tull.

The driver told Tull that the pedestrian stepped into New York Avenue about 100 feet from a crosswalk. D.C. Police are continuing to investigate.

All westbound lanes of New York Avenue NE were closed  for several hours after the crash. They reopened around 8 a.m.

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