hit-and-run

Man Killed in Hillandale Hit-and-Run; Police Search for His Family

Anyone with information on possible family members should call Montgomery County police

NBC Washington

A man died after a hit-and-run crash Friday night in Maryland and police are searching for the victim's family members to aid in their investigation. 

Mark C. Henderson was crossing New Hampshire Avenue near Elton Road in Hillandale at about 8:15 p.m. A driver traveling south on New Hampshire Avenue struck Henderson and then fled the area, Montgomery County Police said.

Henderson died of his injuries at the scene of the crash. He was 66.

The victim, Mark C. Henderson, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 after he was hit by a driver who fled the scene in Hillandale.

The suspect's vehicle is believed to be a 2007 or 2008 silver Nissan Altima or Sentra with damage to the left front bumper and fender area.

Police said they were still investigating why the driver hit Henderson. No description of the suspect was released. 

Henderson lived in the 7800 block of Lockney Avenue in Takoma Park. Detectives have been unable to locate any of his family members.

Anyone with information on possible family members should call Montgomery County police at 301-279-8000.

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