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DC woman dies after being trapped underneath home elevator, officials say

When firefighters arrived in the home, they found the woman partially trapped underneath an elevator in the home, according to D.C. Fire.

WASHINGTON — A woman that was trapped by an elevator in her private D.C. home on Sunday died, said D.C. Fire in a statement to WUSA9.

Police have now taken over the investigation, and the exact cause of her death is not known. 

Around 7:40 p.m. D.C. Fire and Rescue crews responded to the 3100 block of Davenport Street, Northwest. 

When firefighters arrived in the home, they found a woman partially trapped underneath an elevator in the home, according to D.C. Fire.

Firefighters reportedly moved the elevator and moved the woman from under the elevator, but she died at the scene. 

"Sadly, the victim has suffered fatal injuries. D.C.'s bravest have turned the scene over to D.C. Police Department," said D.C. Fire in a tweet, which is no longer on the department's Twitter account.

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