Man dies after crashing into White House security barrier, police say – NBC Boston

A man was killed after crashing into an exterior gate of the White House on Saturday evening, according to the Secret Service.

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. when a car traveling at a high rate of speed collided with the east side of the White House’s exterior barrier at 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, officials said.

β€œAt this time, the incident is only being investigated as a traffic accident by MPD’s Major Crash Investigations Unit,” Washington DC police said in a statement.

The driver, an unidentified man, was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.