Detectives with the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Investigations Unit are investigating a traffic fatality that occurred on Saturday, September 5, 2020, in the 4200 block of Overlook Avenue, Southwest.
Preliminary investigation revealed that at approximately 5:55 pm, the operator of a 2020 Dodge Charger was travelling at a high-rate of speed southbound in the 4200 block of Overlook Avenue, Southwest. The vehicle mounted the right curb and struck a tree head on. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. After all life-saving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead.
The decedent has been identified as 31-year-old Ryan Moore, of Fort Washington, MD.