Pedestrian struck, killed by Prince George's Co police cruiser

Posted at 3:22 PM, Jul 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-17 15:22:37-04

Prince George’s County Police say a pedestrian has died after stepping out in front of a moving patrol car in a non-cross walk area and being struck early Sunday morning.

Police say at about 2:30am, an officer was driving westbound on University Boulevard approaching Riggs Rd when he struck a pedestrian in the roadway. Police say the officer administered medical aid until paramedics were on the scene but the pedestrian died at the scene.

The intersection was closed for several hours as police investigated the scene.