A black Infiniti registered to a 34-year-old Miriam Carey, a dental hygienist from Stamford, CT, flattened barricades outside the White House, struck Capitol Police officers and then set off at high speed down Pennsylvania Avenue.

Police confirmed that the driver was shot and killed after careening around the Capitol grounds and crashing at Second Street NE. There was no sign that she was armed, police said, and with 1-year-old daughter sitting behind her.


Up Next

Service Academies Soldier On Through Shutdown

Service Academies are all dealing with the government shutdown in different ways.