Pedestrian dead after being struck by van on I-495 in Prince George’s Co.

A Bowie, Maryland, man has died after being struck by a van in Prince George’s County in the very early hours of Saturday, police said.

Maryland State Police said around 12:15 a.m., a report came in of a pedestrian struck on southbound I-495 at the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Greenbelt. When they arrived on scene, they found Jamarr Rahman Shareef, 39, dead at the scene.

The vehicle that hit him, a Nissan NV van, remained on the scene. Police said impaired or distracted driving were not factors in the crash.

Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Zeke Hartner

Zeke Hartner is a digital writer/editor who has been with WTOP since 2017. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s Political Science program and an avid news junkie.

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