‘Something like road rage’: Man punched by construction worker dies after traffic cone dispute

A man has died of the injuries he suffered when he was punched by a construction worker during an argument over traffic cones at a work site in Northeast Washington last week, police say.The victim was identified in court documents as Desmond Joseph, with no age provided.District records shows Joseph lived a few blocks from Thursday’s altercation in the 200 block of Rhode Island Avenue NE. The head of the construction company said the victim may have been angry at his inability to park in the work zone.Police said in a court affidavit that Joseph suffered a hematoma to the back part of his head and was hospitalized on life support. A D.C. police spokeswoman said on Monday that the victim died of his injuries on Friday and that his death has been ruled a homicide.

Source: ‘Something like road rage’: Man punched by construction worker dies after traffic cone dispute – The Washington Post

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