Children’s National shuttle strikes, kills bicyclist in DC

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a Children’s National Hospital shuttle bus on Monday, D.C. police said.

Police said on Tuesday that they have identified the bicyclist as 47-year-old Armando Martinez-Ramos of Northwest D.C.

A police spokeswoman said on Tuesday that the shuttle hit the bicyclist just after 11 a.m. Monday on Michigan Avenue Northeast, near 10th Street and just over a mile away from the hospital.

A spokesperson from Children’s National Hospital said the shuttle was empty except for the driver, and added that the hospital is “very saddened” by the incident and will assist police with the investigation.

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Hannah Parker

Hannah Parker is a writer and editor for WTOP. She is most interested in covering social issues in the D.C. area and is always looking for news tips and story ideas.

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