A bicyclist who was struck by a truck on Saturday in Northwest Washington’s West End neighborhood has died of his injuries, according to D.C. police.
Jeffrey Hammond Long, 36, of Northwest, died at a hospital on Sunday, police said. The driver of the Hino brand mid- to light-framed truck was not identified. Police said the crash remains under investigation.
Police said the incident occurred about 2:15 p.m. at New Hampshire Avenue and M Street in Northwest, midway between DuPont and Washington circles.
According to a police statement, Long and the truck driver were both traveling west on M Street. The truck driver tried to turn right onto New Hampshire Avenue and struck the bicyclist, police said.
Police said Long was trapped under the truck and rescued by firefighters.