FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — Frederick Police are investigating after a man was found unresponsive Wednesday evening.

Officers responded to the unit block of Hillcrest Drive at 8:51 p.m. for reports of an injured man.

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Bystanders on the scene said they provided CPR, but the man remained unresponsive.

He was identified as 58-year-old Richard Shelton and was taken to a local area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Crash reconstruction officers responded to the scene to handle the investigation.

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Shelton suffered from injuries that suggest he may have been struck by a vehicle, police said.

Officers are investigating this as a possible hit-and-run vehicle accident and are asking for the public’s assistance with providing information.

If you were in the Hillcrest Drive area between 8:40 and 8:51 p.m. and may have seen something, please contact A/Cpl. Sara Evans at 240-344-6948 or the Frederick Police Department.

More information will be released as the investigation continues.


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Written By WJZ Apprentice Ju’waun Morgan