A man is dead after crashing into a light pole in the District early Sunday morning.
Police say 22-year-old Marquette Washington of Southeast died after crashing into a light pole around 3:50 a.m. in the 1300 block of Southern Avenue in Southeast.
According to authorities, Washington was driving fast in a Nissan Maxima when he crossed over both lanes of traffic and crashed.
Officers tried to administer CPR, but they were unsuccessful.
Washington was transported to a hospital where he later died.
The case remains under investigation. The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the departments TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411