抗议者要求哥伦比亚特区警方发布视频,以示一名骑脚踏车的20岁男子死亡

华盛顿抗议, 直流电, 警察局因一名20岁男子死亡致使四名警员受伤, police tell CNN affiliate WJLA.

Demonstrators gathered late Tuesday at the Fourth District Police Station to demand the release of camera footage related to the death of Karon Hylton, who was killed last Friday in a moped accident. One person was arrested in the protests, 警察说.
Police told WJLA that windows at the station were smashed during the protest and that projectiles, including rocks and bricks, were thrown at officers. The officersinjuries were not life-threatening, police added.
Hylton was driving a Revel scooter on the sidewalk without a helmet on Friday, prompting police officers to turn on their emergency lights and attempt to make a traffic stop, according to a news release from the Metropolitan Police Department. As Hylton exited an alley, his moped crashed into another vehicle, the department said.
    He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, the department said. Police say the incident is under further investigation.
    CNN has reached out to the Metropolitan Police Department and Revel for more information.
    The moped sharing company Revel cautions on its website thatriding on sidewalks and bike lanes is strictly forbidden.
    Revel is made to travel with traffic, so you must stay on the road!” the website states.
    Revel mopeds have surged in popularity during the pandemic, as people seek alternatives to public transportation. In addition to Washington, 直流电, the electric moped service operates in Austin, 迈阿密, 纽约, Oakland and San Francisco.
      But the mopeds have also faced criticism over safety concerns.
      在七月, Revel temporarily 暂停 its service in New York after two people died on the scooters in 11 天. The company resumed its service in the city in late August after announcing new rules and restrictions, including requiring that riders provide photographic proof that they are wearing helmets.

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