DC police officer dies in car accident

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Metropolitan Police Department announced Sunday that one of their officers had died in a car accident earlier that morning.

The accident took place in Howard County, killing Barry Eastman, a four year veteran of the force who was assigned to the Third District.

MPD did not provide any additional information about the accident, or specify whether Eastman was on duty at the time.

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