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Woman dies in collision; 14 pedestrians killed in Prince George’s in 2024 – NBC4 Washington

A woman died after she was struck by a driver late Tuesday in the Landover area of ​​Prince George’s County and the driver took off.

Startling figures from the police show how deadly these first months of the year have been on provincial roads:

  • 25 people died in accidents
  • 14 of those people were pedestrians
  • Eight of these pedestrians had been hit

The name of the woman who was hit and killed was not immediately released.

Officers responded to Martin Luther King Jr. around 10:30 p.m. Highway and Columbia Park Drive. They found the victim on the roadway. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver fled. Information about the car or driver was not immediately released. Anyone who may have relevant information is asked to contact police.

The intersection has pedestrian crossings, zebra crossings and video surveillance. But dangers remain.

A woman who works nearby said she was saddened but not surprised to hear of a tragedy. It is a troubled intersection.

“Please, if you drive in this area, please slow down,” she said.

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story.