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Maryland man dies after being hit by car

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Posted at 4:42 PM, May 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-11 16:42:13-04

Police in Maryland say a man was fatally injured when he was hit by a car in Ellicott City.

Howard County police say in a statement that the crash happened late Wednesday. Officers say 37-year-old Victor Fuentes Benitez of Ellicott City was hit in the road by a car driven by 27-year-old Zachary Beck of Woodstock.

Authorities say Benitez was flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore, where he died.

Officers say pedestrian error likely caused the crash.