UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Maryland police are seeking the public’s help as they investigate a motorcycle accident that left an off-duty District of Columbia police officer dead.
Prince George’s County Police say they want to speak with anyone who witnessed the accident shortly before 3:30 p.m. Friday in Clinton.READ MORE: The Homecoming Football Game Returned To Franklin High School On Friday, But The Dance Did Not
Police say 27-year-old Jamal Shaw was riding his own motorcycle westbound on Piscataway Road when a vehicle, also westbound, changed lanes in front of him, forcing Shaw to take evasive action.
Investigators say Shaw’s motorcycle slid on its side, and that he was struck by a car heading eastbound. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.READ MORE: Ocean City Braces For Car Enthusiasts, Heavy Traffic At H20i Rally
Police are trying to identify the driver who changed lanes in front of Shaw and who did not remain on scene.
Shaw joined the D.C. Police department in 2015.Who's Eligible? Maryland Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shots For Vulnerable Adults In Coronavirus Fight
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