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Baltimore man dies after hit and run on Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Greenbelt

Man tending to injured dog fatally struck by car
Posted at 8:59 AM, Jun 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-27 09:14:51-04

GREENBELT, Md. — U.S. Park Police Officers said a Baltimore man died Wednesday in a hit and run in Prince George's County.

Officials said it happened just before midnight in the area of southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway at 495 in Greenbelt, Md. When units arrived, they found a body in the roadway.

Police identified the victim as 52-year-old Mark Johnson Sr. of Baltimore, who was pronounced dead on the scene.

Investigators said they believe that one or more striking vehicles left the scene.

The United States Park Police, Criminal Investigations Major Crime Unit, is seeking the public’s help. Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed anything prior to the crash to contact the CID Tip Line at (202) 610-8737, USPP_tipline@nps.gov, or US Park Police Communications at (202) 610-7500.