Victim Identified in Fatal Indian Head Highway Crash

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Ed Blinn

The man killed in a crash on Indian Head Highway over the weekend has been identified as 60-year-old John Michael Rittenhouse of Waldorf.

Prince George's County Police released Rittenhouse's name Thursday.

Police say Rittenhouse was trying to turn left onto The Mall in Accokeek, Maryland around 1 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by a car heading north on Indian Head Highway, according to a preliminary investigation.

Rittenhouse was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other car was injured and is expected to be OK.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-306-5640. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text "PGPD" plus the message to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip at www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

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