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A pedestrian was struck and killed Monday night along North Capitol Street in Northwest Washington.

Police later identified the pedestrian as Troy Sandy Austin, 56, of Southeast Washington.

The crash happened about 11:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Capitol Street NW, just a few blocks from New York Avenue and the NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro stop.

The pedestrian was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police said the driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene.