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Woman struck and killed after she got out of her car to move something out of the road

Police identified the woman as Katelin Rodriguez of Fort Washington.

FRIENDLY, Md. — A woman was killed Monday after being struck by a vehicle in Prince George's County.

The crash happened around 8:35 p.m. at the intersection of Fort Washington Road and Indian Head Highway in Friendly, Maryland, according to the Prince George's Police Department.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a woman who had been struck by a car. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle that police said hit the woman stayed at the scene.

A preliminary investigation found that the victim, identified at 27-year-old Katelin Rodriguez, was driving northbound on Indian Head Highway when she stopped and got out of her car to remove something that was in the road. A second driver was heading northbound and struck Rodriguez shortly after she got out of her car. 

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