UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) — A man exchanging information with another motorist following a car crash died on Sunday night after a third vehicle struck him and fled the scene in Upper Marlboro, Maryland State Police said.
Around 7:20 p.m., state troopers were dispatched to the intersection of Central Avenue and Campus Way for a report of a pedestrian being struck.READ MORE: 'He Made That Type Of Impact': Morgan State Remembers Barry Ransom, Student Killed In Towson Monday
According to a preliminary investigation, the two drivers were exchanging information after a car collision when a third driver struck the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was not injured.
The victim’s identity is being withheld until next of kin is notified.READ MORE: Harford County’s Top Health Official Says He Was Fired For Political Reasons, Advocacy Of Masks In Schools And Vaccines
The driver of the vehicle that hit the man fled in an unknown direction.
An investigation by the Maryland State Police Crash Team is ongoing.MORE NEWS: When Will Life Return To 'Normal' After A Global Pandemic?
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Maryland State Police’s Forestville Barrack at 301-568-8101.