Dana Hedgpeth

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Investigators are trying to figure out how the animal got away from a slaughterhouse.

  • Jun 13, 2014

Construction worker falls into 15-foot muddy trench in Falls Church and survives after eight-hour rescue bid.

  • Jun 13, 2014

Vehicle hits pole, causing traffic delays on Beltway.

  • Jun 13, 2014

Tree falls on vehicle in Northwest Washington. Road closed.

  • Jun 13, 2014

Riders should expect delays on Orange and Blue. Problems with train malfunction.

  • Jun 13, 2014

Two people are sought in a Temple Hills incident that police say may have been gang-related.

  • Jun 11, 2014

A disabled train at the Woodley Park station is causing delays.

  • Jun 11, 2014

One floor of building collapses, creating traffic problems on New York Avenue in the District

  • Jun 11, 2014

Robert Matysek, 58, was attempting his 20th swim across the Chesapeake Bay.

  • Jun 9, 2014

Home once belonged to well-known Southern Maryland pastor Robert J. Freeman.

  • Jun 9, 2014
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About
Dana Hedgpeth is the Washington Post’s lead reporter in covering the Metro rail and bus systems in the D.C. region and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) that runs them. Dana joined the Washington Post in 1999 and has spent more than a decade covering a variety of subjects, including local government, the federal court in Alexandria and government contracting and the defense industry, plus commercial real estate, the building of the D.C. convention center and the redevelopment of the area around the Nationals baseball stadium.

Dana lives in the District with her husband and daughter. Follow her on Twitter @postmetrogirl and on Facebook for transportation news (and the occasional cute picture of her kid). She’d love your tips on Metro at dana.hedgpeth@washpost.com.
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