Vehicle crashes into White House gate, killing driver; Secret Service says ‘no threat’

There was “no threat” to the White House after the crash, officials said.

A vehicle traveling “at high speed” crashed into a gate at the White House complex on Saturday evening, killing the driver, a spokesperson for the US Secret Service said.

There was “no threat” to the White House after the vehicle crashed into a barricade just before 10:30 p.m., officials said in a statement.

“Safety protocols were implemented as officers extricated the vehicle and attempted to render aid to the driver who was discovered deceased,” the release states.

The Washington Metropolitan Police Department will investigate the crash alongside the Secret Service.

“At this time, the incident is being investigated only as a traffic accident by the MPD Major Accident Investigation Unit,” police officials said in a statement . A declaration.

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