Pedestrian who died in Prince George’s Co. hit-and-run identified

A Suitland, Maryland, woman is dead and a man is hospitalized after a hit-and-run in Prince George’s County, Maryland, late Monday night.

Police identified the woman who died as Laurel Grier, 54, of Suitland.

The two were trying to cross St. Barnabas Road in the middle of the block near Raleigh Road when an SUV struck them around 11:35 p.m., Prince George’s County police said.

They were not in a crosswalk when they were struck, police said.

The driver left the scene of the Marlow Heights accident.

The two were taken to the hospital, where Grier died. The man was treated for injuries that were not life threatening, according to police.

Police said the striking vehicle may be a dark-colored GMC with front end damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call 301-731-4422. Callers can remain anonymous and call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app.

Below is a map of where the incident occurred.

WTOP’s Colleen Kelleher contributed to this story.

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