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65 Year Old Pedestrian Dies after Tragic Accident with Bicyclist at 13th and I St, NW

by Prince Of Petworth March 13, 2017 at 11:00 am 143 Comments

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Jane Bennett Clark via @JaneBClark

From MPD:

“Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Major Crash Unit are investigating a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at approximately 6:44 pm.

The bicyclist was traveling southbound on 13th Street, Northwest toward the intersection of I Street, Northwest, when a pedestrian began stepping off the southwest curb in the crosswalk. The bicyclist struck the pedestrian causing her to fall to the ground. The bicyclist remained on scene. DC Fire and EMS transported the pedestrian to an area hospital for treatment.

On Friday, March 10, 2017, the victim succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead.

The decedent has been identified as 65-year-old Jane Bennett Clark, of Takoma Park, MD.

This case remains under investigation. The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case to call the police at 202-727-9099.”

The Washington Post reported:

“Clark was a senior editor at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, according to the Kiplinger website.”

Kiplinger’s website says in full:

“Senior Editor
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Clark covers all facets of retirement and writes a bimonthly column that takes a fresh, sometimes provocative look at ways to approach life after a career. She also oversees the annual Kiplinger rankings for best values in public and private colleges and universities and spearheads the annual “Best Cities” feature. Clark is a graduate of Northwestern University.”

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