Prince George’s Co. town sees second hit-and-run death in same week

The search is on for a man involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Brandywine, Maryland, Thursday night — the second fatal hit-and-run in the Brandywine area this week.

The latest crash happened around 8:45 p.m. Thursday on Branch Avenue. Maryland State Police said a man driving a GMC Sierra pickup truck was traveling eastbound on Moores Road, when he collided with a car driven by 24-year-old Terron Lamb of Upper Marlboro, who had been driving north on Branch Avenue.

Lamb was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died of his wounds.

The driver of the pickup fled the scene. Police had canine teams and even a helicopter searching for him overnight, but he had not been found as of Friday morning.

This crash happened less than 5 miles away from another fatal hit and run crash on Wednesday.

Prince George’s County police found a bicyclist had been struck and killed at the intersection of Accokeek Road and McKendree Road on Wednesday morning.

Investigators believed the striking driver hit 38-year-old John Gullickson of Accokeek from the rear, leaving Gullickson on the side of the road.

He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

John Domen

John started working at WTOP in 2016 after having grown up in Maryland listening to the station as a child. While he got his on-air start at small stations in Pennsylvania and Delaware, he's spent most of his career in the D.C. area, having been heard on several local stations before coming to WTOP.

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