It’s something most students learn in elementary school — the United States is made up of 50 states and the District of Columbia. But Channel 9’s Justin Gray found out it’s a lesson that an Orlando agent with the Transportation Safety Administration seems to have missed.
Fierce thunder and pounding rain began hitting the D.C. Area right around dinnertime Thursday, catching some pedestrians off guard and sending them scurrying to get to shelter. In the churning wind on Military Road NW near Rock Creek Park a tree came crashing down onto a minivan, crushing the windshield and part of the roof. The driver’s side window collapsed.