WASHINGTON, DC – A pedestrian and cyclist died while a driver and passenger suffered injuries after a single-car crash Saturday evening.

According to ABC 7, the fatal collision took place at the intersection of Minnesota Avenue NE and Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue NE around 5:40 PM on July 2nd.

A Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was reportedly traveling northbound on Minnesota Avenue  when the driver suffered a medical emergency and lost consciousness.

The pickup truck collided with a cyclist in the intersection and then crashed into a fireworks stand, striking another person.

Both the cyclist and the pedestrian working the fireworks stand died at the scene. They have been identified as 70-year-old Michael Hawkins Randall and 64-year-old Charles Jackson.

The driver and passenger in the pickup truck were both hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Metro police continue to investigate the fatal accident.

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