Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Woman in Accokeek

Prince George's County police are searching for the driver who fatally struck a woman along Indian Head Highway in Accokeek, Maryland, Friday morning. 

Nefertiti Kemoris Horton, 39, was likely walking down the side of the road when she was struck near Farmington Road East at 12:45 a.m., Prince George's County police said. 

Horton was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police say the driver did not stop after hitting the woman. Investigators don't have a description of the vehicle, but they believe it may have front-end damage. 

A stretch of Indian Head Highway was closed for several hours for the police investigation. The road reopened at about 5:30 a.m. 

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call police at 301-731-4422.

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