GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police say a Maryland teenager was killed after a driver struck him and then drove away.

The 17-year-old boy, a family member and a co-worker had been working on a sealcoat job on a driveway in Gainesville early Saturday when the teen was struck.

Prince William County police said the boy and the family member were in a parked truck facing in the wrong direction. When a car approached the truck, they feared a collision and got out. Police said the boy tried to cross the eastbound lanes and was hit as the car swerved around the parked truck.

Police are trying to identify the driver of the white 4-door sedan. They did not release the name of the teen who was killed.

Follow @WJZ on Twitter and like WJZ-TV | CBS Baltimore on Facebook

(© Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s