Woman struck and killed on the Inner Loop of the Beltway

A woman is dead after being struck by a car on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway in Maryland on Monday morning.

According to Maryland State Police, a GMC Yukon hit the woman around 12:30 a.m. near Allentown Road and the Joint Base Andrews exit.

She was standing in the second lane from the left when she was struck by the SUV and died at the scene.

The driver of the Yukon stayed at the scene throughout the investigation and told police he tried to avoid hitting.

Police said it was not immediately clear what caused the crash.

Troopers at the scene said that there were no disabled vehicles in the vicinity of the crash to indicate that the victim had been driving a vehicle that had become disabled.

No charges have been filed.

Below is a map of where the incident took place.

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