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Hyattsville man dies after being struck by two cars in Takoma Park

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Takoma Park, Md. (WJLA)-One person is dead after being struck by two cars early Sunday morning in Takoma Park.

The deceased is identified as 32-year-old Walter Franco-Chinchilla of the 7700 block of Chillum Road in Hyattsville

The incident happened just after midnight Sunday when the victim stepped into traffic and was struck by a car traveling north on the 6700 block of New Hampshire Avenue, Prince George's County Police said.

Moments later, the victim was struck by a second vehicle also traveling north on the roadway. 

A preliminary investigation indicates that Franco-Chinchilla wasn't inside the crosswalk when he attempted to cross the roadway.

Both drivers remained on the scene and are assisting police with their investigation.

Anyone with information on this collision is asked to call the Prince William County Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 306-5640.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may: call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text "PGPD" plus the message to CRIMES (274637) or go to.pgcrimesolvers.com and submit a tip.

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