Police are searching for a the driver of a vehicle who they believe was involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Northeast D.C. on Tuesday.
Police said around 9 p.m. on the 1500 block of Rhode Island Avenue NE, 65-year-old Willie Ulysees Williams was crossing Rhode Island Avenue when he was struck by a gray minivan with a black bike rack on the roof. The driver of the minivan drove off.
Williams was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died from his injuries on Wednesday.
Police said Williams was crossing Rhode Island Avenue outside of a marked crosswalk.
D.C. police are asking for the public’s help identifying the driver of the minivan and have released a video of the suspected vehicle. Anyone with information regarding the hit-and-run is being asked to contact 202-727-9099.
See video below:
Below is the area where Williams was struck.