On February 21, 2009, at approximately 1:27 a.m., the United States Park Police responded to the report of a vehicular crash on Rock Creek Parkway at F Street NW. The initial investigation revealed that the operator of a Chevy Lumina bearing DC registration traveling south bound on Rock Creek Parkway lost control and struck a signal light pole at F Street. The only occupant of the vehicle was the driver, who was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased.
The victim is identified as 28 year old Jarvis Lamar Taylor of Alexandria, Virginia.
Rock Creek Parkway in the area of F Street was closed until approximately 4:45 a.m. for the crash investigation and reconstruction. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident, please call the US Park Police, Criminal Investigations Branch on (202) 610-8737.