Washington, D.C. crash leaves two dead after pickup truck drives into fireworks stand

Washington, D.C. police say 'multiple pedestrians' were struck.

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Two people in Washington, D.C. are dead after a pickup truck crashed into a firework stand on Saturday.

The crash happened on Saturday afternoon around 5:30 p.m. near Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave Northeast and Minnesota Avenue when the driver of a pickup truck ran a red light and hit a bicyclist on a crosswalk. 

After hitting the bicyclist, the driver then careened off the road then crashed into a firework stand, according to police.

The bicyclist and the person behind the firework stand, both males, were pronounced dead, police said.

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Police said that the driver of the vehicle was believed to have been experiencing a medical emergency when the crash happened.

No other people were injured in the incident, according to police. 

Two people in Washington, D.C. are dead after a car crashed into a firework stand on Saturday.

Two people in Washington, D.C. are dead after a car crashed into a firework stand on Saturday. (Washington, D.C. Police Department)

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A picture shared by the Washington, D.C. Police Department shows fireworks scattered on the ground as well as a gas station sign that appears to also have been hit.