17-Year-Old Killed in Motorcycle Accident in D.C.

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LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A 17-year-old is dead following a motorcycle crash in southeast D.C. on Monday.

Around 2:40 p.m., police day the teenager was driving a green Kawasaki motorcycle southbound in the 3500 block of Alabama Avenue at a high rate of speed when it struck a curb.

He was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. He later died on Wednesday.

The motorcyclist is being identified as a Temple Hills, Md. resident, but police are not releasing his name since he is a juvenile.

This crash is currently under investigation.

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