A man died after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday night on U.S. Route 1 in Laurel, Maryland, police in Howard County said.
The police said the hit-and-run occurred in the 9600 block of Washington Boulevard/U.S. 1, about a mile south of Md. Route 32, around 10:45 p.m.
The driver, who was driving a Ford Explorer, left the scene before the police arrived.
Washington Boulevard was closed for about 2 1/2 hours.
The man died at a hospital; his name has yet to be released by the police.
The police are asking anyone with more information to call them at 410-313-STOP or email HCPDcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.
Below is a map of the area: