CENTREVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police said a 49-year-old Baltimore woman died in a hit-and-run crash on Route 50 in Centreville, Thursday afternoon.
Police responded to the collision at the west lane of Route 50 near Nesbit Road around 3 p.m.READ MORE: School Of Magic Arts In Baltimore Gives Students Life Lessons Along With A Few Tricks
Police said Tobethla Norman was heading west on Route 50 near Nesbit Road when she tried to pass a box truck by using the left shoulder of the road.
Norman hit the box truck while trying to return to the road and lost control. Her car then went down an embankment, where it hit multiple trees before stopping. Police said the driver of the box truck did not stay on the scene.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott Among Leaders To Join President Joe Biden For Crime Prevention Roundtable
Norman was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The crash backed up Route 50 for miles, closing all westbound lanes for hours.MORE NEWS: Ravens Fans Can Attend 13 Open Training Camp Practices: 12 In Owings Mills, 1 At M&T Bank Stadium
The Maryland State Police Crash Team said an investigation is ongoing.