WASHINGTON - A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle early Thursday morning in northwest D.C.
The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of 9th Street near the intersection of O Street.
Investigators say the man and another pedestrian were crossing the street when a a vehicle struck 44-year-old Armin Amin-Toomaji of Potomac, Maryland. The driver of the striking vehicle remained on the scene and the Amin-Toomaji was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.
A cause for the accident has not yet been determined. Roads in the area were closed while police investigated.