Maryland man dead after tractor-trailer strikes him on I-270

A man is dead after being struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 270 in Maryland’s Frederick County.

It happened just before 4 a.m. Thursday on northbound Interstate 270 before Maryland Route 80 in Urbana.

Eric M. Sugrowe, 26, of Urbana, Maryland, died on the scene. He was walking in the roadway when he was hit by the vehicle, Maryland State Police said.

The driver of the truck remained at the scene of the crash, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing.

WTOP’s Abigail Constantino contributed to this report.

Fonda Mwangi

Fonda Mwangi is a Associate Producer at WTOP. Before joining WTOP she was an investigative intern at WJLA. She also wrote for student magazine, Envision, covering finances for college students. Fonda got her Masters in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University.

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