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Pedestrian struck, killed on Saturday in Lothian

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Posted at 2:57 PM, Dec 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-23 14:57:19-05

LOTHIAN, Md. — Anne Arundel County Police are investigating a fatal crash which left a pedestrian dead on Saturday in Lothian.

Officers responded to West Bay Front Road east of Southern Maryland Boulevard at around 10 p.m. on Saturday for the crash. Police say a Jeep was traveling east while a pedestrian was also walking wast on West Bay Front Road. The pedestrian then entered the eastbound lane directly in front of the Jeep, subsequently being struck by the vehicle.

Police say the pedestrian, who was wearing dark clothing was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the Jeep remained on scene.

According to preliminary investigation, the primary cause appears to be pedestrian error and police do not believe drugs and/or alcohol on the part of the driver contributed to the crash.