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.READ MORE: Woman Struck And Killed In West Baltimore
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.READ MORE: Maryland Horse Racing Regulators Question Laurel Park Executives After 8 Horses Die In 2 Months; Track To Remain Closed To Racing
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.MORE NEWS: Northwood Elementary School Opens In Baltimore With Improved Tech, Learning Environments
The investigation is currently ongoing. No charges have been filed at this time.