Suspect in fatal hit-and-run of a University of Maryland student surrenders

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The person suspected in the fatal hit-and-run of a University of Maryland student early Friday morning has surrendered, Prince George's County police said.

Around 2 a.m., a male student was walking across Route 1 near College Park when he was hit by a car, according to Prince George's County police.

The male student was killed in the crash and the car drove away. His identity has not yet been released by police.

The vehicle is described as a dark blue, metallic sedan with right front end damage.

"It is with deep sadness that we extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the University of Maryland student killed this morning in a tragic, senseless accident," said Wallace D. Loh, President of the University of Maryland.  "In this time of loss, I ask that the entire Maryland family keep them in our thoughts and prayers."

 

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