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Tragic Accident: Branch Falls, Kills Runner on Adams Mill Rd, NW

by Prince Of Petworth October 19, 2011 at 2:15 pm 40 Comments

“Dear PoP,

Not a very large branch, but the height from which it fell made it lethal.

The victim’s name hasn’t been released, but he’s a top-notch athlete and was out for a morning run. Evidently he was passing under this elm tree just as the branch gave way.

Jack McKay
ANC 1-D, Mount Pleasant, Single Member District 1D03”

WUSA9 reports:

“It happened at around 6:20 a.m. at on the 3200 block of Adams Mill Road, in NW, DC.”

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