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Man Lying In Street Was Struck By Metro Bus, Died At Hospital

7:26 AM, Sep 28, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- D.C. police say a man was lying in the street before he was struck by a Metro bus at 14th and Parkwood Place NW. A Metro spokesperson says drugs are suspected to be a factor in the case.

The man was struck by the bus shortly after 11 p.m. on Thursday. We are told that a taxicab was traveling in front of the bus and swerved to miss the man lying in the street, but the bus could not get out of the way quickly enough. 

A police officer saw the incident, says a Metro spokesperson.

The bus driver has not been charged.

A police spokesperson said the man was taken to Medstar and pronounced dead at the hospital around 3:20 a.m.

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