MELLWOOD, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police are investigating after a woman’s body was found on Saturday morning in Prince George’s County.

Police responded shortly after 7:30 a.m. to the area of Route 4 at Dowerhouse Road for a report of a body found.

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According to a preliminary investigation, an unknown vehicle struck the victim. She was declared dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the woman was walking near the edge of the road on southbound Route 4 when she was struck. Police identified her as 68-year-old Sandra Faye Bradford-Bennett.

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Evidence indicates that the vehicle that struck the victim may have been a 1996 to 2000 black Mercedes-Benz ML320.

There were no witnesses at the scene. This case remains under investigation by the Maryland State Police Crash Team.

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Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Forestville Barrack at 301-568-8101.

CBS Baltimore Staff