Pedestrian struck and killed in Temple Hills

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TEMPLE HILLS, MD – Police in Prince George’s County are continuing to investigate an early morning fatal pedestrian collision in Temple Hills.

According to the police, the crash occurred Thursday morning in Temple Hills and is being investigated by the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit. The investigators are working on identifying the deceased pedestrian so that his family can be notified.

Officers responded to the 4400 block of Branch Avenue at approximately 3:55 am on Thursday. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no injuries to the driver, and he remained at the scene.  

According to the preliminary investigation, the driver of a pick-up truck was driving northbound on Branch Avenue when for reasons that are under investigation, he struck the decedent who was in the roadway.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. 

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