SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Authorities are searching for the driver of a vehicle believed to have been involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Wicomico County, Maryland State Police said Monday.
A news release identified the victim only as a 14-year-old male from Salisbury, Maryland, who was taken from the scene to TidalHealth Peninsula Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on Sunday night.READ MORE: The Fight For Cruelty-Free Cosmetics: Maryland Will Be 5th State To Ban Testing Makeup On Animals
At about 11:30 p.m. Sunday, troopers from the Salibury Barrack responded to a call after the parents requested assistance with finding their son, who had gone for a walk and was overdue to return. During the search, troopers heard a sound that drew their attention to a nearby bypass, according to a news release.
Upon responding to the sound on the bypass south of Center Road, troopers found the victim lying unconscious on the shoulder of the road.READ MORE: Johns Hopkins University Helping India Fight Covid Surge
Troopers used parts found at the scene to determine that a Cadillac Escalade was involved.
Just before 3:30 a.m. Monday, troopers found the suspect vehicle in a hotel parking lot. No one was around the vehicle and no one connected with the vehicle has been located, state police said.MORE NEWS: Driver Sought In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Lakisha Furnanders
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