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.READ MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
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.READ MORE: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Delay Maryland's Goals As Baltimore City Emerges As Potential New Hotspot
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.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Are You Eligible For A Plus-Up Payment?
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Forestville Barrack at 301-568-8101.