ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A pedestrian died in a crash at the interchange between U.S. Highway 50 and Ritchie Highway Thursday afternoon, the Anne Arundel County Police Department said.
The crash happened just after 4:20 p.m. on the ramp from southbound Ritchie Highway to eastbound U.S. 50. Police said a woman walked out of a wooded area and into the path of a 2019 Chevrolet Colorado pickup.READ MORE: Eating Cicadas Is Actually Good For The Environment And Apparently They Taste Like Shrimp
The 28-year-old Bowie man driving the truck then hit her, police said. She was taken to an area hospital where she later died.
The driver was not hurt.READ MORE: Maryland Lifts COVID Mask Mandate Starting Saturday, Gov. Larry Hogan Says
The woman has not been identified; police said she is believed to be in her 30s.
Investigators believe the crash was caused by pedestrian error and that speed does not appear to be a factor.MORE NEWS: 3 Injured Following Gas Explosion In Pikesville On Friday
The crash remains under investigation.