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Suspect who fled fatal hit and run identified

Posted at 2:15 PM, Nov 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-27 06:24:23-05

Maryland State Police have located the vehicle and identified the driver who struck and killed a man in Harford County Friday evening.  

In a statement released early Saturday morning Maryland State Police said Cristobal Martinez, 31, of Belair, Maryland was struck sometime between 8:15 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Friday night.  

The tragic incident happened on northbound Route 24 and Route 7 in Edgewood.  

Troopers responded to the area of the incident after receiving a 9-1-1 call from a passing motorist. 

Upon arrival troopers located Martinez on the shoulder of MD-24 suffering from injuries.  

Martinez was transported to Chesapeake Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

Martinez was hit by a silver 2014 Kia. 

Charges are pending as the investigation continues.