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TRAFFIC ALERT In D.C., southbound 295 is shut down just south of the Pennsylvania Ave. exit due to an accident.

Man dies in crash on H Street in Northeast

A man is dead after a crash in Northeast D.C. Wednesday morning.

WASHINGTON — A man is dead after a crash in Northeast D.C. Wednesday morning.

A vehicle crashed and caught fire near the intersection of H and 14 streets in Northeast at about 3 a.m. One man is dead following the crash, but D.C. officials have not yet released information about his identity.

The crash spread debris across H Street between 12th Street and Benning Road.

Authorities closed some lanes in the area through the morning. All lanes reopened by 8:45 a.m.

Watch a video of the vehicle being hauled away during the crash site clean up efforts:

View a map with the location of the crash:

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