UMD student hit, killed in College Park

A University of Maryland student was hit and killed near the school Sunday morning.

Maria Fisher was 18 years old.

"Our campus community is thinking of Maria's family and friends during this sorrowful time," UMD said in a statement.

It happened around 6:20 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Route 1. Fisher was transported to a nearby hospital where she died. 

The driver remained on the scene of the accident.

The northbound lane of Route was closed, but has since reopened. 

Police will continue to investigate.

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