Thursday, September 29, 2016

PGPD Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Fairmount Heights

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Fairmount Heights. The victim is 61-year-old Jeffery Matthews of Addison Road in Fairmount Heights. 

On September 28th, at about 8:50 pm, patrol officers were called to the 5300 block of Sheriff Road for a collision involving a pickup truck and a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation reveals the pickup truck was traveling westbound on Sheriff Road when it struck Matthews as he was attempting to cross the roadway. Preliminarily, it appears Matthews was not in a crosswalk. Matthews was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck remained on the scene.

Anyone with information on this collision is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS, text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to

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