Early morning fatal pedestrian crash in PG county


FORESTVILLE, Md. (WDVM) — Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred early this Saturday morning in Prince George’s County.

Around 2:30 a.m. Maryland State Police responded to the northbound Route 5 south of Interstate 495 for a crash. According to the investigation, a man was attempting to cross Route 5 when a car struck him.

The pedestrian, 38-year-old Earl Reid of Suitland, Maryland, was pronounced dead on the scene. The motorist remained at the scene.

According to the investigation, Reid was not in a crosswalk and was wearing dark clothing. Investigators say alcohol and/or drugs were not a contributing factor in the crash.

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