WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) - The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for help locating a car and driver in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed 20 year-old Darnell Christopher Ross of Upper Marlboro, Md..
The crash occurred in the 100 block of M Street, Northeast D.C. at about 10:38 p.m. Saturday, February 16.
The vehicle and passenger involved can be seen in this video:
Saturday night a First District unit was flagged down and referenced to a person struck by a vehicle. The investigation showed that Ross fell on the road in the crosswalk in the 100 block of M Street, NE and then was run over by a vehicle.
DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services took the Ross to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle that hit Ross didn't remain at the scene.
Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department's TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.