Man Killed in D.C. Head-On Collision

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Police setting flares on car crash accident scene. Stock Photo, Big Stock Photos. Not actual crime scene.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a traffic fatality resulting from a traffic crash that occurred on Monday, November 16, 2020, in the 3300 block of Minnesota Avenue, Southeast.

The preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 6:02 am, a Volkswagen Passat was traveling northeast bound in the 3300 block  of Minnesota Avenue Southeast. At the same time, a silver Nissan Kicks was traveling southwest bound in the same block. The two vehicles then collided head-on at an angle at the center of the roadway, on the double yellow lines. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the operator of the Nissan Kicks to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The operator and passenger of the Volkswagen Passat were transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

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On Friday, November 27, 2020, the operator of the Nissan Kicks succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 50-year-old George Minor, of Southeast, DC

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