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(3/10/18 - 12:25 p.m.) UPDATE: D.C. police have identified the driver of the sedan that died as Deangelo Green, 32, of NE DC.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A man is dead and a pregnant woman is in critical condition after a three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Northeast D.C. that involved a D.C. Fire and EMS truck.

A fire spokesman said the crash happened at the intersection of 12th St. NE and Rhode Island Ave. NE around 12:15 p.m. The fire truck was responding an emergency call when it hit a gold-colored sedan, which then slammed into a brick wall on the sidewalk.

"The car obviously suffered significant damage and one of our rescue squads had to use their rescue tools to open up the vehicle and extricate the victim," said DC Fire and EMS spokesman Vito Maggiolo.

The driver, a man and sole occupant of the car, was taken to the hospital but a D.C. Police Department spokesperson said they have since been pronounced dead.

"There was also an adult female, a pedestrian who was standing close by. She suffered injuries," added Maggiolo.

Maggiolo said the woman, who is also pregnant, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

A second car was also involved in the crash but the driver was not injured. A firefighter suffered a minor injury.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the D.C. Police Department.

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