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D.C. Fire and EMS says the driver of a car that crashed with a fire truck has died from his injuries. A pregnant woman who was struck while standing on a sidewalk during the crash was critically injured.

Investigators say the collision happened at 12:15 p.m. Friday as the fire truck was responding to a report of the smell of smoke.

According to investigators, the fire truck drove through a green light at Rhode Island Avenue and 12th Street, NE, when a gold car coming through intersection was t-boned by the fire truck.

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A firefighter in the truck also suffered minor injuries and was transported.

A second vehicle was also hit and suffered some damage. The driver of that vehicle declined treatment and was not transported.

D.C. police were on scene and are investigating.

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