Police: Deadly hit-and-run in Northeast D.C.

December 20, 2012

A Northeast D.C. man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the District this week, police said.

Police responding to the 3000 block of 20th St. NE shortly after 11 p.m. on Tuesday learned that a block Dodge Charger with tinted windows hit a pedestrian in a roadway shortly after dropping off a female passenger, according to a press release.

The woman then got back in, and the Charger sped off at high speed, police said.

The pedestrian, 47-year-old John Allan Schmidt, died Wednesday, police said.

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