LAUREL, Md. (WJZ) — A 22-year-old man was killed early Friday when a car hit him as he was walking along Baltimore Avenue in Laurel, Maryland State Police said.

Ackeem Patrick Spence was declared dead at the scene, police said. He was wearing dark clothing and walking on the double yellow line at Mulberry Street with his back toward oncoming traffic about 2:30 a.m. when a Volkswagen Jetta hit him, police said.

READ MORE: Maryland Ranks No. 7 Among Most Diverse States

The Jetta’s driver stayed on the scene and did not show signs of impairment, police said. The crash is still under investigation.

READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Anne Arundel County Officials Provide COVID-19 Update

Baltimore Avenue was closed until about 5 a.m.

MORE NEWS: Man Shot In The Head, Killed In Southwest Baltimore Tuesday


CBS Baltimore Staff