A 70-year old Maryland man who was hit by a Dodge Caravan while crossing a street near downtown Washington on Wednesday died at a hospital Thursday, D.C. police said.
The victim was identified as Benjamin Arquines Soriano of Bladensburg.
The accident occurred about 3:10 p.m. in the 1100 block of 17th St. NW, near the Farragut North Metro. Police said Soriano was on Desales Street, walking across 17th Street, when he was struck by the 2000 Caravan.
Police did not say whether the vehicle’s driver or Soriano had the right of way. Authorities said the accident remains under investigation and that the driver of the Dodge stopped at the scene.
Anyone with information or who saw the accident is urged to call the police at 202-727-9099 or text the department’s tip line at 50411.