A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle whose driver did not stop early Monday on New York Avenue in Northeast Washington, D.C. police said.
The crash occurred about 12:45 a.m. in the 1300 block, a stretch of the commuter route that goes through Brentwood and Ivy City.
All lanes of the road were reopened to traffic shortly before 5 a.m.
Police said they think the victim, an adult man who was possibly homeless, was lying in the road when he was hit by a vehicle heading east. The victim’s name was not made public pending notification of relatives.
Police said they are seeking help from the public in locating the vehicle. No description was available.