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Woman killed in hit-and-run crash on Indian Head Highway, police say

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the car that struck the victim did not remain on the scene, police said.
Credit: Prince George's County Police Department

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. — A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Sunday morning in Oxon Hill, Maryland, according to authorities.

Prince George's County Police Department said in a tweet that they found an unresponsive woman in the roadway in the 5300 block of Maryland along Indian Head Highway in Oxon Hill around 2:40 a.m. 

A preliminary investigation revealed the unidentified driver hit the victim as she was walking in a crosswalk in the northbound lanes of Indian Head Highway.

Police said the SUV had damage to the passenger side front fender area with missing a portion of the fender that stayed in the right fog lamp. 

The Northbound of Indian Head Highway at Audrey Lane was closed for hours, but has since reopened. Investigators were on the scene working to determine the cause of the collision. 

She was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the car that struck the woman did not remain on the scene, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Prince George's Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477.

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