Wednesday, February 13, 2019

PGPD Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Temple Hills

UPDATE February 14, 2019: Investigators have identified the victim in Tuesday's fatal collision. He is 37-year-old Richard Lee of Daventry Terrace in District Heights.

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Temple Hills. Investigators are working to identify the adult male victim so his family can be notified.

On February 12th, at approximately 11:45 pm, patrol officers were called to the area of St. Barnabas Road near 28th Avenue for a collision involving a pedestrian. Responding officers found the victim suffering from critical injuries. He was taken to a hospital where he died a short time later.

The preliminary investigation reveals the victim was crossing St. Barnabas Road when he was struck by a pickup truck in the westbound lanes. The victim was then struck by a second car. Preliminarily, it appears the victim was not in a crosswalk or a signalized intersection when he was struck.
Both of the involved drivers remained on the scene.

Anyone with information about 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) or go to

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