Motorcyclist dead after crash with Metrobus in Southeast

A man died Monday after his motorcycle crashed with a Metrobus in Southeast D.C.

D.C. police said the incident happened about noon on Southern Avenue in Southeast, in the Washington Highlands neighborhood.

The man was rushed to a nearby trauma center, where he died from his injuries.

Officials said the Metrobus driver was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Metro said there were some passengers on the bus when the crash occurred, but none were injured.

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Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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