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 officers’ injuries 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 that “riding 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, DC, the electric moped service operates in Austin, Miami, New York, Oakland and San Francisco.