Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Bicyclist in NW DC

A pedestrian was killed when she was struck by a bicyclist on Thursday in northwest Washington, according to detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Investigators said a woman, Jane Bennett Clark, 65, of Takoma Park, Maryland, stepped off the curb in the crosswalk at the intersection of 13th Street, Northwest, and I Street, Northwest, around 6:45 p.m. on March 9. They said a bicyclist traveling on 13th Street, Northwest, struck the woman, causing her to fall on the ground.

Clark was taken to the hospital for treatment. She was pronounced dead on Friday, March 10.

Detectives said the bicyclist remained on the scene when the collision occurred. They are still investigating the circumstances around the crash.

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