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Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 01/27/2011

Police ID man killed during commute

By Allison Klein
Allison Klein

D.C. Police have identified Oswaldo Hernandez-Cruz, 41, as the man killed by a falling tree while sitting in traffic in Northwest Wednesday night.

Hernandez-Cruz, of the 2100 block of Guilford Road in Hyattsville, was the driver of a car in the 1700 block of Military Road when the tree slammed onto the car, police said.

Three other passengers in the car were rescued by emergency workers.

This item has been updated since it was first published.

By Allison Klein  | January 27, 2011; 12:14 PM ET
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