LAUREL, Md. (WJZ) — A woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle in Laurel on Saturday night, according to Howard County Police.

Around 5:34 p.m., officers were called to Washington Boulevard just north of Maier Road for a report of a vehicle that struck a woman and then left the scene.

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The woman, identified as 58 year-old Mary Yin Hiong Chee of College Park, was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where she was pronounced dead overnight.

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Later that evening, the driver of the vehicle called police and was located at a nearby hotel along with the vehicle, a 2004 Volkswagen Passat.

Through preliminary investigation, police believe the woman was walking along the side of the northbound lanes of Washington Boulevard when she was struck.

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The investigation is currently ongoing. No charges have been filed at this time.

CBS Baltimore Staff