77-year-old DC pedestrian dead after being struck by vehicle in crosswalk

D.C. police have identified the pedestrian who died after being struck by a vehicle while using a crosswalk in Northwest on Wednesday morning.

Patricia Bullinger, 77, of Northwest D.C., was in the crosswalk at Foxhall Road at Q Street when a vehicle waiting at a red light on Q Street made a left on to Foxhall Road when the light turned green, striking her around 8:05 a.m., authorities said.

The collision caused Bullinger to bump her head. She died after being transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said in a statement issued Friday.

“The striking vehicle remained on the scene,” officials said.

D.C. police ask anyone with information about the incident to contact the police department by phone at 202-727-9099 or via the text tip line at 50411.

A map of the area where the deadly collision happened is below.


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Matt Small

Matt joined WTOP News at the start of 2020, after contributing to Washington’s top news outlet as an Associated Press journalist for nearly 18 years.

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