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      New York Avenue NE pedestrian crash leaves one dead

      The pedestrrian was struck on New Yor Avenue NE. (Photo: John Gonzalez)

      A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed early Wednesday morning on New York Avenue in Northeast Washington, officials say.

      A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in the 1300 block of New York Avenue near Kendall Street a little before 5 a.m. The adult male pedestrian was hit about 150 feet from the sidewalk.

      The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital and died, police say. The driver remained on the scene of the incident.

      All lanes reopened a little after 8 a.m.