A man died after the bicycle he was riding was intentionally hit by a vehicle in Southeast DC on Friday night, according to the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD).
The victim has been identified as 45-year-old David Farewell of Southeast DC. He was crossing the street on his bicycle when he was hit by the car, police say.
The incident took place in the 2100 block of Young Street shortly before midnight. The driver reportedly drove off. Officers with the Sixth District responded to the location and found Farewell with multiple injuries.
DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) also arrived at the scene and transported the biker to a local hospital for treatment. Doctors failed to save the man’s life.
MPD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District.
Anyone with information about the case is encouraged to contact the police at (202) 727-9099. They can also anonymously send a text message to the department’s Text Tip Line at 50411.
The driver is likely to face homicide charges.