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Beltsville hit-and-run kills man

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Prince George’s County Police say a man was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Beltsville overnight.

Police block off a portion of Montgomery Road, where the crash occurred. (Photo: WJLA)

Responding officers found a man unconscious on Montgomery Road near Baltimore Avenue around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday. He was taken take to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say that the victim was attempting to cross Montgomery Road from north to south when he was struck.

A witness gave police a description of the striking vehicle and driver, both of whom were located near the 4500 block of Romlon Street. Prince George's County Police say it is unclear whether or not the driver of the vehicle has been detained.

Police have not yet released the identity of the victim nor the driver.

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