traffic fatality on the unit block of Florida Avenue NW

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May 11, 2017                        

Traffic Fatality: Unit Block of Florida Avenue, Northwest 

(Washington, DC)  – Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a traffic accident that occurred on Friday, April 28, 2017, at approximately 2:49 pm, that resulted in a fatality. 

The operator of a bicycle was traveling northbound on First Street, Northwest, when he passed through a red light at Florida Avenue, Northwest.  An operator of a Ford pick-up truck was traveling westbound on Florida Avenue, Northwest, where the bicyclist collided with the pick-up truck.  DC Fire and EMS personnel transported the bicyclist to an area hospital for treatment. 

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the bicyclist, identified as 74-year-old Dan Neidhardt of Northeast, DC, died from his injuries.   

The case is currently under investigation by the Major Crash Investigations Unit.  Anyone with information regarding this case should call 202-727-9099. 



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