Frederick police investigate fatal pedestrian accident


FREDERICK, Md (WDVM) –Police are investigating a hit and run Sunday night that killed a Frederick man.

According to the Frederick Police Department, officers responded to the scene along West Patrick Street and Linden Avenue just after 9 p.m. where they found a man lying on the roadway.

First responders attempted life saving measure but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Monday, police identified the victim as 41-year-old Scott Patrick Murray. 

Investigators believe Murray was crossing the street outside of the crosswalk. 

“Officers noted that the pedestrian was in the roadway and there were no other vehicles in the area, so this makes it a fatal hit and run. The individual that was driving the vehicle did return to the scene a short time later, at which point he was identified and interviewed by detectives,” explained Sgt. Andrew Alcorn, Frederick Police Department. 

Police add that any charges brought forward will be done in consultation with the Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office. 

The Frederick Police Department is requesting anyone with information about this accident to contact Officer Randy Lawson at 301-600-2100.

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