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Police: Man Sitting in Road Run Over, Killed

A 63-year-old Forestville man was reportedly sitting in an intersection before he was run over and died. Police are asking the public to call if anyone saw anything.

A 63-year-old Forestville man was reportedly sitting in an intersection before he was run over and died. File|Patch
A 63-year-old Forestville man was reportedly sitting in an intersection before he was run over and died. File|Patch

A Forestville man was reportedly sitting in the street before he was run over by a vehicle Friday night, according to the Prince George's County Police Department.

The victim is James Hughes, 63, of the 3300 block of Springdale Avenue in Forestville. 

A car traveling on Pennsylvania Avenue at the intersection of Forestville Road struck Hughes about 9:15 p.m. on July 4. Officers found Hughes lying in the roadway with critical injuries; he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver remained at the accident site. Police say Hughes appeared to be sitting in the street before he was struck by the vehicle. 

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), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

JaySmith July 08, 2014 at 08:16 AM
What more is there to know? The driver remained at the scene and talked with the police. Police can ask family members if the 63-yr old was depressed, etc, or drugged up.
Dudeindacorner July 18, 2014 at 08:11 PM
Hey!! I was sittin over here

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