Wife Killed In Hit-And-Run, Husband Injured

WHEATON, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been killed and her husband is in critical condition following a hit-and-run in Wheaton.

Montgomery County police say the couple was getting off a bus near the intersection of Veirs Mill Road and Centerhill Street when they were struck by a white BMW about 9:45 p.m. Monday. Police say the 29-year-old driver stopped briefly and then drove off.

The couple was taken to a hospital, where the woman was pronounced dead. Their identities have not been released.

No charges have been filed in the case. Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to call police at 301-840-2435.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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