Update: Police Investigate Fatal Hit-and-Run in Pr. George's

Police have identified the pedestrian struck in Suitland Saturday night, but still have no leads on the suspect.

Prince George's County Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that occurred Saturday night in Suitland.

Police were called to the scene of a person lying in the roadway at 8:30 p.m. in the 5400 block of Silver Hill Road.

Officers found Michael Eugene White, 55, suffering from wounds from an apparent hit-and-run. White was pronounced dead on scene.

An initial investigation revealed that the victim was walking along the northbound shoulder of Silver Hill Road at Suitland Road when he entered the roadway. He was hit by a white Chevy Impala, police said, and the striking vehicle left the scene.

The car was last scene headed northbound on Silver Hill Road. Police said the vehicle should have front-end damage.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477) or text "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ and submit a tip online.

This story was updated on Oct. 1 to reflect the victim's name.

Msjaynoelle September 30, 2012 at 03:20 PM
This happened around 8:30. Not 10:30
Imma Rebel Barn-well September 30, 2012 at 04:59 PM
@Msjaynoelle did you see the guy that got hit and do you know what he was wearing? reason im asknig is because my cousin lives in that area and now he's missing
tracey smith September 30, 2012 at 11:25 PM
Wow I will keep your family in prayer. I hope and pray that was not your cousin
Imma Rebel Barn-well September 30, 2012 at 11:59 PM
@tracey sadly it was him and thanks


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