NORTH EAST, MD – Maryland State Police (MSP) are reporting the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run incident that claimed the life of a man in Cecil County.
MSP Troopers from the North East Barrack responded about 7:50 a.m. on Friday, October 27, 2023 to Route 40 West at Principio Pkwy W in North East, Maryland for a report of a pedestrian lying in the road.
The pedestrian, identified as Christopher Tavis Mayse, 53, of Conowingo, Maryland was declared deceased at the scene by Cecil County emergency medical personnel.
According to a preliminary investigation, Mayse was struck by a vehicle between 8:00 p.m. Thursday and 3:00 a.m. Friday.
Police recovered vehicle parts including a passenger-side mirror at the scene.
Investigators determined the parts belong to a 2005 to 2010 Chrysler 300.
The suspected vehicle will have damages on the front-right side of the car and a driver-side mirror with a chrome back cover.
The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration responded to assist with lane closures. The Maryland State Police Crash Team is leading the investigation.
Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call the Crash Team at 410-996-7838.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.