Breaking News
More () »

Woman killed in Prince George's County hit and run identified

Police have identified the woman killed as 43-year-old Rachelle Tucker.

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — A woman died after a car hit her in Prince George's County Friday, police said. The situation is currently being investigated. 

Officers say the collision happened in the 5700 block of Allentown Road. When they arrived they learned that the car did not stick around after hitting the woman. Police say the driver has been identified and the car has been impounded. 

Police have identified the woman as 43-year-old Rachelle Tucker. Officers said Tucker was standing in the street when she was hit by the car. 

If you have any information, police welcome tips from the public and ask that people please call @PGCrimeSolvers 1-866-411-TIPS.

Just last week, a man died and two other people were taken to the hospital in Prince George's County after four cars crashed and two overturned on Rt. 50 westbound Friday afternoon, blocking all lanes and causing major delays shortly before the afternoon rush hour.  


WATCH NEXT: Mother anguished after toddler killed in hit-and-run in Fauquier County

A 2-year-old's mother says she is defending her father who is being blamed for his granddaughter's death.

WUSA9 is now on Roku and Amazon Fire TVs. Download the apps today for live newscasts and video on demand.

Download the WUSA9 app to get breaking news, weather and important stories at your fingertips.

Sign up for the Get Up DC newsletter: Your forecast. Your commute. Your news.
Sign up for the Capitol Breach email newsletter, delivering the latest breaking news and a roundup of the investigation into the Capitol Riots on January 6, 2021.

Before You Leave, Check This Out