Woman Killed, Man Hurt in Maryland Hit-and-Run

A woman was killed and a man was injured in a hit-and-run crush in Maryland late Monday.

They were trying to cross St. Barnabas Road in Marlow Heights about 11:30 p.m. when they were hit by a vehicle, Prince George's County Police said. The driver fled the scene. The victims were not in a crosswalk at the time of the crash, police said.

Both victims were taken to a hospital, where the woman died. Police identified her as 54-year-old Laurel Grier of Suitland. The man was treated for injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, police said.

The striking vehicle might have been a dark-colored SUV, possibly a GMC, with front-end damage, police said. Authorities are investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 866-411-TIPS (8477), submit a tip online at, or submit a tip via the "P3 Tips" mobile app.

St. Barnabas Road was shut down in both directions between Raleigh Road and Dallas Drive.

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