Body in Canal; Car Crash at Nail Salon

D.C. Fireplace and EMS recovered a man’s human body from the C&O Canal on Sunday, March 27, about 9 a.m. near Vital Bridge. Right after a report, the rescue service arrived subsequent to the towpath and canal at 34th & Drinking water Road NW. The cause of loss of life and how the person acquired into the canal keep on being unclear. Awaiting notification of loved ones, authorities did not identify the person.

Wrote D.C. Fire on social media just immediately after 9 a.m., March 27: “Person in the canal vicinity Vital Bridge NW. #DCsBravest responded for report of individual in h2o. Positioned an grownup male. Regrettably, this will be a restoration procedure. @DCPoliceDept will handle all even more inquiries.”

The Metropolitan Law enforcement Division proceeds to look into the incident. MPD’s Duncan Bedlion, Commander, Next District (2D), instructed The Georgetowner on March 28:  “It is becoming treated as a loss of life investigation with no signs of foul participate in.”

Very last July, a system was pulled out of the C&O Canal among 33rd and 34th Streets NW. 

On Saturday, March 26, an accident on Wisconsin Avenue could have killed a person — but did not. 

Quite a few folks commented that if you have been in entrance of Casabella Nail Salon at 1436 Wisconsin Ave. NW particularly at 1 p.m., March 26, you could have been seriously or fatally hurt. The good thing is, no a single was harm on Saturday.

A black Mercedes-Benz was at the entrance to the parking great deal of the CVS Pharmacy throughout from the nail salon on Wisconsin Avenue. Quickly, the auto went in reverse and hit a parked white pickup truck which was pushed into the storefront and shattered glass at Casabella Nail Salon, which has reopened for company.

The incident was recorded by video digicam.

Tucker Jones wrote about the incident on social media: “Car had in excess of $2500 of unpaid fines, primarily affiliated with speeding. This car ought to have been impounded a long time back, but DC correctly does not implement its automatic dashing tickets for out of point out license plate automobiles.”

In January, a driver was dashing and smashed into the Ally Banking institutions Interiors at 1661 Wisconsin Ave. NW.

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