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Police: 58-year-old woman hit and killed while walking along Washington Blvd in Laurel

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Posted at 2:39 PM, Dec 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-27 14:39:34-05

LAUREL — Howard County police are investigating a deadly pedestrian collision in Laurel.

At about 5:34 p.m. on Saturday, police were called to Washington Boulevard just north of Maier Road for a report of a vehicle that hit a woman and then left the scene.

The woman, 58-year-old Mary Yin Hiong Chee of College Park, was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where she was pronounced dead overnight.

The driver of the vehicle called police later Saturday night and was located at a nearby hotel along with the vehicle, a 2004 Volkswagen Passat.

Through preliminary investigation, police believe that the woman was walking along the side of the northbound lanes of Washington Boulevard when she was hit.

The investigation is ongoing; no charges have been filed at this time.