Above: WJLA Channel 7 story – 4 pm update
Downtown resident and Marymount University professor Rhett Leverett was killed yesterday morning in an accident involving a car that left the roadway striking Leverett when the car’s driver
had a may have had a medical emergency in the 500 block of 6th St NW. Many local news outlets ran the story about this sad incident and their links can be found below. The many comments on the stories from residents, Leverett’s students, and others relay condolences for our neighbor and a beloved resident of Penn Quarter.
Penn Quarter resident, college professor, dies after behing hit by car [WaPo]
Rhett Leverett, Marymount professor, fatally struck in NW [WJLA - Channel 7 - 11 pm update]
Pedestrian Dies After Driver Has Medical Emergency [WRC - Channel 4]
Marymount Prof Dies After Being Struck by Car in D.C. [ARLnow]