Woman struck and killed by car in Prince George’s County

A pedestrian is dead after she was struck by a car in Hillcrest Heights, Maryland, early Friday morning, police said.

Prince George’s County police said the crash happened in the 3100 block of Branch Avenue south of the county’s border with D.C. at about 2:10 a.m.

A woman found “unresponsive” in the middle of the road was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.

Police said the initial investigation showed that the woman was not in a crosswalk when the car hit her.

Both directions of Branch Avenue between the Suitland Parkway and Curtis Drive, were open to traffic again by 6:41 a.m., according to NBC Washington.

A map of the area is below.

WTOP’s Matt Small and Zeke Hartner contributed to this report.

Like WTOP on Facebook and follow @WTOP on Twitter to engage in conversation about this article and others.

Get breaking news and daily headlines delivered to your email inbox by signing up here.

© 2021 WTOP. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up