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      Hunter Harries killed in South Capitol Street crash

      (WJLA) -{}Police in the District are investigating a violent overnight crash at South Capitol and D streets SE.{}

      According to police, a BMV SUV traveling northbound on South Capitol Street at a high rate of speed struck a flower planter protecting the South Capitol Street and D Street vehicle entrance, which was closed. The vehicle then went airborne and struck a tree.{}

      Hunter B. Harries, 19, of McLean, Va., was pronounced dead at an area hospital.{}

      The 3 a.m. crash closed several area streets for investigation.{}

      Anyone with information about the case should call the Metropolitan Police Department at 202-727-9099.