HILLANDALE, Md. — A Silver Spring man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Montgomery County early Wednesday morning, sparking an investigation.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to the area of New Hampshire Avenue and Chalmers Road in Hillandale just before 4:15 a.m. after receiving a report of a pedestrian being struck in the area. Upon arrival, they found a man suffering from injuries and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The man was pronounced dead at the hospital. He was identified Thursday as Evan Heath Hesekiel, 31, of Silver Spring.
Authorities say the vehicle, along with the driver, involved in the deadly crash remained at the scene.
The investigation into the case remains active and ongoing.
At the time of the collision, the southbound lanes on New Hampshire Avenue at Cresthaven Road were closed, the Montgomery County Department of Police announced. Just before 9:30 a.m., they said that all lanes were reopened to traffic. Delays were caused due to the closure, but Metropolitan Area Transportation Operations Coordination said that commuters should expect that it will dissipate with the reopening.