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Pedestrian struck by vehicle, killed in Prince George's County

The driver turned herself in to police after initially leaving the scene.

LANHAM, Md. — A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Lanham late Sunday night. Police say the driver initially left the scene of the crash, but later turned themselves in to police. 

Officers with the Prince George's County Police Department responded to Lanham Severn Road, nearby 94th Avenue, around 10 p.m. after receiving a report of a collision involving a pedestrian. At the scene, they found a man in the roadway suffering from injuries. 

The man was pronounced dead at the location, officers said.

The police department said that the driver of the striking vehicle did not remain on the scene. About three hours after the initial collision, officers in the area who were searching for the involved vehicle were approached by a woman who identified herself as the driver. The involved vehicle was found a short time later. Investigators are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the crash. It is not yet clear what charges the driver will face. 

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app.

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