Pedestrian killed in Temple Hills crash

A pedestrian is dead after being struck in Temple Hills, Maryland, early Thursday morning.

Prince George’s County police said in a release that the crash happened just before 4 a.m. along Branch Avenue east of the interchange with Saint Barnabas Road.

According to the preliminary investigation, the person was hit by a pickup truck heading northbound on Branch Avenue. The pedestrian died at the scene. Police said in a tweet that investigators are still working to identify the victim “so his family can be notified.”

The driver was not hurt in the collision and remained at the scene.

Police are investigating the cause for the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to call Prince George’s County police at 301-731-4422.

Below is a map of approximately where the crash took place.

Thomas Robertson

Thomas Robertson is an Associate Producer and Web Writer/Editor at WTOP. After graduating in 2019 from James Madison University, Thomas moved away from Virginia for the first time in his life to cover the local government beat for a small daily newspaper in Zanesville, Ohio.

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