1 dead in D.C. car fire

WASHINGTON — One person is dead after a car fire in D.C.

The driver crashed into an oak tree around 11:30 p.m. Monday at Maine Avenue and Raoul Wallenberg Place in Southwest, according to Sgt Anna Rose of the U.S. Park Police.

The driver was the only person in the car.

The person’s identity has not yet been released.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Maine Avenue was closed early Monday morning but has since reopened.

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