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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in Upper Marlboro

The victim had been released by Prince George’s County Department of Corrections less than two hours before he was killed.
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UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — Prince George's County police are searching for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in Upper Marlboro Thursday night. Investigators have determined the striking vehicle is a 2017 to 2019 Ford Super Duty truck, with damage on the right passenger side. 

Police said around 8:50 p.m., a car was traveling along Brown Station Road when, for reasons which remain under investigation, the car struck and killed an adult male pedestrian. The driver did not remain on scene.

The pedestrian has been identified as 31-year-old Nathan Frazer of Stratham, New Hampshire. 

Frazer was taken to the Department of Corrections by Prince George’s County Police at 1:55 a.m. on November 14 and released on personal recognizance at 6:51 p.m. He walked off the premises around 7:14 p.m. 

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information should call call 1-866-411-TIPS.

This is a developing story. 

Prince George's County police are still investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian on Martin Luther King Jr. Highway and Whitfield Chapel Road, from Nov. 8. 

In October, two people were killed in less than 48 hours in hit-and-run accidents in Brandywine.  A bicyclist was killed Oct. 9 around 6:20 a.m. and a driver was killed Oct. 10 around 8:45 p.m. The following week, a 54-year-old woman was killed crossing the street in Marlow Heights around 11:35 p.m., and the driver fled the scene. 

In Anne Arundel County, the driver of a 2004 white Cadillac Escalade who struck and killed a tow truck driver on the side of the road on Nov. 6 is still being sought.

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