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Police ID pedestrian killed in SE D.C.

Police have identified a pedestrian struck and killed while crossing a Southeast D.C. street Friday as 65-year-old Charles Fehlig, of Conway, S.C.

Fehlig was struck by a Dodge truck around 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 19 as he entered a crosswalk at the intersection of 8th Street and Virginia Avenue in Southeast, D.C. police said. The truck was headed eastbound on Virginia Avenue at the time of the crash, according to police.

Fehlig was transported to the hospital, where he later died, police said.

The driver remained on the scene. The case is still under investigation.


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