Driver surrenders in fatal hit-and-run of UMd. college student

Investigators have released this photo of the suspect’s car right after the collision. It’s the dark-colored sedan at the bottom of the screen.  Anyone who may recognize this car is urged to call our investigators at 301-731-4422 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. You won’t have to give your name. There is a cash reward being offered in this case.

Investigators have released this photo of the suspect’s car right after the fatal collision in downtown College Park. It’s the dark-colored sedan at the bottom of the screen. There is a cash reward being offered in this case.

UPDATE: The driver involved in the early morning fatal hit-and-run accident in College Park has turned himself in. We are working to gather additional details, and will release more information as soon as possible.

UPDATE: The vehicle believed to be involved in the collision has been recovered and is being held for evidence. Detectives are working to positively link the driver to the striking vehicle, before any charges are placed.

By Scott McCabe

Police have released the identity of the University of Maryland college student killed in a hit-and-run near campus as 22-year-old Cory Hubbard of West Hampton Beach, N.Y.

Prince George’s County police said they’re still trying to find the car and driver that hit Hubbard.

The incident occurred around 1:30 a.m. Friday as the student was crossing Baltimore Avenue at Knox Road in downtown College Park. Police said he was not in the crosswalk.

Cory Hubbard, 22, was run down by a driver in College Park early Friday.

Cory Hubbard, 22, was run down by a driver in College Park early Friday.

The driver did not stop and drove away. Hubbard was taken to a hospital where he died, police said.

Police described that vehicle as a dark blue car that would have right front-end damage.

Baltimore Avenue and Knox Road were closed for a few hours for the investigation but were reopened by 5 a.m.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information is urged to call Prince George’s County police.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

 

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