1 Dead After Bus, Car Crash in Southeast DC

A woman has died and four people are hurt after a car slammed into the back of a Metrobus stopped on Naylor Road SE, officials say. 

Debra Finley, 57, of Bowie, Maryland, died after she crashed the car she was driving into the rear of a bus on the 2700 block of Naylor Road SE, police said. She was headed northbound, near the Skyland development site.

A passenger in the 2010 Nissan Altima that Finley was driving suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital. 

First responders were dispatched to the scene about 2:35 p.m., Metro spokesman Dan Stessel and police said. 

The bus driver and two passengers received non-life-threatening injuries, the Metro spokesman and police said. Seventeen passengers were on board the bus at the time the crash. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

Anyone with information for police is asked to call 202-727-9099. Information can be submitted anonymously by sending a text message to 50411. 

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