Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Police Cruiser in Prince George's County - NBC4 Washington

Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Police Cruiser in Prince George's County

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    Pedestrian Killed After Crash With Police Cruiser

    A pedestrian was killed in Langley Park after being hit by a police cruiser. News4's Derrick Ward reports. (Published Sunday, July 17, 2016)

    A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Prince George’s County, Maryland, police cruiser early Sunday morning, police say.

    The officer was heading westbound on University Boulevard in the Langley Park area about 2:30 a.m. when he struck a male pedestrian in the roadway. The person was not in a crosswalk when they were hit by the cruiser, Prince George's County police said.

    The officer immediately attempted to help the victim until medical personnel arrived, according to police. The pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene.

    Police said two other vehicles nearly struck the pedestrian before the officer struck him.

    The victim and the officer have not been identified. Investigators are examining the scene about two miles west of the University of Maryland, College Park campus.