Investigators assigned to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit are investigating a fatal traffic crash. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /?>
At approximately 7:45 pm on Wednesday, November 4, 2009, a pedestrian was struck on route 295 by the driver of a 2002 Chevrolet. The incident occurred one and a half miles south of exit one, SW. The pedestrian was pronounced on the scene.
The identity of the decedent is being withheld until next-of-kin is notified. The operator of the vehicle, who remained on the scene, was not physically injured. The investigation is ongoing.