UMd. student killed in hit-and-run near College Park campus

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A University of Maryland student was killed early Friday morning in a hit-and-run near campus in College Park.

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

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. The man 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.


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