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Police: Driver fled scene after running over, killing 74-year-old pedestrian

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Posted at 2:36 PM, Jul 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-18 14:44:01-04

LOTHIAN, Md. — Charges have been filed against a driver accused of fatally hitting a 74-year-old pedestrian and fleeing the scene.

Around 11pm Tuesday Anne Arundel County Police were called for a man lying in the street on Route 4, near Lower Pindell Road in Lothian.

Officers determined he'd been struck by a car. The driver kept going without stopping.

Police identified the deceased victim as Aubrey Lee Wallace, of Owings Mills.

The getaway car was found unoccupied a short time later in Prince George's County. Not long after, the alleged driver was arrested.

Police didn't release a name but said the suspect is a 22-year-old man from Landover.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call police at 410-222-4700.