Police ID man struck, killed while on electric scooter in Dupont Circle

Videos tweeted by the D.C. Fire and EMS Service showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
Videos tweeted by the D.C. Fire and EMS Service showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS) (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
Videos tweeted by the D.C. Fire and EMS Service showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
Videos tweeted by the D.C. Fire and EMS Service showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS) (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
Videos tweeted by the D.C. Fire and EMS Service showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
Videos tweeted by the D.C. Fire and EMS Service showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS) (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
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Videos tweeted by the D.C. Fire and EMS Service showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
Videos tweeted by the D.C. Fire and EMS Service showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
Videos tweeted by the D.C. Fire and EMS Service showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)

WASHINGTON — Police have identified the man who was struck Friday morning while on an electric scooter in Dupont Circle and later died.

Carlos Sanchez-Martin, 20, of Silver Spring, Maryland, was riding on the scooter going westbound in Dupont Circle at Massachusetts Avenue Northwest when he was hit by a BMW X3 just after 10 a.m., D.C. police said Friday night.

Sanchez-Martin was taken to a hospital where he later died.

D.C. Fire and EMS tweeted videos that showed firefighters working to free the man who had become trapped under a silver SUV.

D.C. police tweeted around 12:30 p.m. that all traffic at Dupont Circle near the intersection with New Hampshire Avenue was being blocked from entering the circle until further notice.

WTOP’s Teta Alim contributed to this report. 


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