Man struck and killed by hit-and-run driver near Dupont Circle

FOX 5's Alexandra Limon reports.

- D.C. police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run accident near Dupont Circle early Friday morning.

Police said the accident happened at around 2:40 a.m. at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue and M Street in Northwest D.C.

Investigators said 29-year-old David Narvaez of Arlington, Virginia was struck as he was crossing the street. He was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

D.C. police released surveillance video of a dark-colored car believed to be the vehicle that hit the victim and are asking for the public's help to identify it.

Johns Hopkins University confirmed that Narvaez graduated this spring with a master's degree in applied economics and attended the university's D.C. campus.

On Thursday, 44-year-old Armin Amin-Toomaji of Potomac, Maryland was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking in the 1400 block of 9th Street near the intersection of O Street. The vehicle in that accident remained on the scene.

D.C. police said 17 people have died as a result of car crashes in the city so far this year. Five of the deaths involved pedestrians.

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