LAUREL, MD (WJZ) – Maryland State Police are investigating a deadly pedestrian involved collision in Laurel on Tuesday morning.

Officials say the accident happended on Route 1 north of Route 200. A box truck was traveling northbound on Baltimore Avenue when it hit a man walking in the roadway.

The pedestrian died as a result of the collision.

Police identified the driver of the truck as 55-year old Brian Esser of Jessup. The deceased has been identified as 23-year old Jonathan Swinton from Laurel.

According to officials, there was no indication of impairment at the time of the investigation.

Officers shutdown Baltimore Avenue for about 3 hours during the investigation.
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