WASHINGTON — A man struck by a car in D.C. last week has died from his injuries and now police are searching for the vehicle suspected in the hit-and-run.
Troy Mason, 47, of Southeast D.C. was pronounced dead on Friday by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a statement Saturday.
D.C. police said Mason was hit Feb. 3 at the intersection of Malcolm X Avenue and Oakwood Street, Southeast. MPD said police and firefighters had gone out to the scene around 8 p.m. for a report about a pedestrian struck and took him to a hospital. The area where he was hit is just east of I-295 near Saint Elizabeths Hospital.
Detectives are investigating Mason's killing and say anyone with information about the crash should contact police at (202) 727-9099 or the department's TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, D.C., is offering a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who gives details that lead to an arrest and indictment.