A McLean teenager was killed in an high-speed crash on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol, police said.
The driver, the lone occupant, was identified as 19-year-old Hunter B. Harries.
According to D.C. police, around 3 a.m., Friday, a BMW sports utility vehicle was traveling north on South Capitol Street SE when it struck a flower planter, propelling the SUV airborne and into a tree.
D.C. Fire and EMS took Harries to a hospital where he died.
The Metropolitan Police Department is asking anyone with information about this case to call the police at (202) 727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s text tip line by messaging 50411.