Woman killed in car accident in Northeast Washington

March 19, 2013

A woman was killed Tuesday morning when the car she was driving went off the road and hit a tree in Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.

The accident occurred about 8 a.m. at 12th and Varnum streets, near the Michigan Park neighborhood. Few details were immediately available, but police said the woman was taken to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Varnum Street between Taylor to Buchanan streets were closed as of 9:30 a.m.

The victim’s identity was not immediately released.

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