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Major delays in Md. after pedestrian struck on US 50

WASHINGTON — Westbound lanes on U.S. Route 50 in Maryland, north of Annapolis, have reopened after a pedestrian was struck Wednesday morning. Drivers should expect major delays in the area.

A man was trying to cross the road near Governor Ritchie Highway around 6:15 a.m. and was struck by a vehicle headed westbound, Maryland State Police said.

The pedestrian was taken by medevac to a hospital with injuries that are life threatening, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.

The driver stayed on the scene, police said.

The eastbound lanes reopened first, but the westbound lanes were closed until just before 9 a.m.

Anne Arundel County police said to expect delays on side roads as drivers try to avoid traffic.

Below is a map of traffic conditions in the area of the incident.

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