Fatal Pedestrian Crash on U.S. Route 50 at Maryland Route 193 in Prince George’s County, Maryland

LANHAM, MD – The Maryland State Police (MSP) is reporting the investigation of a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred Monday afternoon in Prince George’s County.

At about 4:15 P.M., MSP Troopers from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to eastbound U.S. Route 50 at Maryland Route 193 for a report of a pedestrian-related crash.

According to a preliminary investigation, a pedestrian walked into traffic and was struck by a tractor-trailer.

The pedestrian, identified as Maurice Logan Mitchell, 42, of Annapolis, Maryland, was transported by ambulance to University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased. The driver of the tractor-trailer remained at the scene.

Upon further investigation, troopers discovered that Mitchell was considered a suspect in a stabbing which occurred earlier Monday in Annapolis, Maryland. The Annapolis Police Department is investigating the stabbing. The Maryland State Police Crash Team is investigating the pedestrian crash. Route 50 was partially closed for about four hours following the crash.

The crash remains under investigation…



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