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Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Southeast

A pedestrian was critically injured Thursday when he was struck by a vehicle on a Southeast Washington street, D.C. police said.

The accident happened in the 4200 block of Southern Avenue just before 7 p.m., said Officer Paul Metcalf, a spokesman. The pedestrian, who was only identified as a male, was found unconscious but breathing.

His injuries are considered life threatening. No further details were immediately available

Clarence Williams is the night police reporter for The Washington Post and has spent the better part of 13 years standing next to crime scene tape, riding in police cars or waking officials in the middle of night to gather information about breaking news in and around Washington.
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