The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Forestville. The deceased is identified as 52-year-old Eugene Crawford Anderson of the 9900 block of Greenbelt Road in Lanham.
On November 26, 2013, at about 6:15 am, patrol officers were called to Pennsylvania Avenue near Forestville Road. When they arrived, they discovered a pedestrian had been struck by a pickup truck. Anderson died of his injuries several hours later at a hospital.
The preliminary investigation reveals the pickup driver struck Anderson as he was exiting southbound Interstate 495 to merge onto northbound Pennsylvania Avenue. Anderson was apparently in the roadway and was wearing dark clothing. It was raining at the time of the collision. The driver stayed on the scene.
Speed is not considered a factor in this collision.
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.
For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.