WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - DC police say they are now investigating a homicide and are looking for a suspected driver after a fatal hit-and-run incident Tuesday morning in Northwest.
Officials say at around 1:45 a.m. the suspect and another man got into a verbal altercation at the 1900 block of 4th Street, Northwest. They say the suspect intentionally struck the victim, now identified as 35-year-old Daniel Olaya from Bowie.
The suspect then fled the scene. Police say Olaya sustained life-treating injuries and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He died from his injuries on Wednesday, they say.
Officials describe the vehicle involved as a dark SUV that was last seen driving northbound on 4th Street.
Police are offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia.
Anyone with information that could aid detectives in their investigation is urged to call (202) 727-9099.