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Fatal pedestrian crash under investigation in North West

DC Police

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WASHINGTON, DC – DC Metro Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred early Thursday in Northwest. Heidy Rocio Lovo Marquez, 31, of Takoma Park, MD, was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing the street near the 7500 block of 16th Street around 2:56 a.m.

The driver of the northbound vehicle that struck Marquez remained at the scene. Authorities pronounced Marquez dead at the scene. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact police at (202) 727-9099 or text the TEXT TIP LINE at 50411.