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Man struck and killed by car in Seat Pleasant hit-and-run

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A 34-year-old man was struck and killed by a car early Saturday morning in a hit-and-run collision in Seat Pleasant, authorities say.

Prince George's County Police say that a motorist alerted them to an unresponsive man lying in the middle of southbound Addison Road near Central Avenue at about 4:40 a.m. The victim had trauma consistent with a pedestrian collision.

He was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was hit by a car doing northbound while he was trying to cross Addison Road outside a crosswalk. The car continued without stopping.

Police are seeking information about the striking vehicle and are looking for witnesses.

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