Metro Police Beat: Crossing busy Indian Head Highway on foot in the dark was a fatal mistake for Lucia Miriam Amaya-Brown

Accokeek fatal scene. Photo courtesy of NBC News 4 Washington.

Accokeek fatal scene. Photo courtesy of NBC News 4 Washington.

ACCOKEEK, MD. — The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Accokeek. The victim is identified as 61-year-old Lucia Miriam Amaya-Brown of Whitecliff Court in Accokeek.

On October 27, 2014, at about 5:20 am, patrol officers were called to the intersection of Route 210 and Berry Road for the report of a pedestrian collision. When they arrived, they found Amaya-Brown in the roadway with critical injuries. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

The preliminary investigation reveals a pickup truck was traveling northbound on Route 210 when it struck Amaya-Brown. She was not in a crosswalk at the time. The driver stayed on the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or got to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

 

  • On October 27, 2014, at about 5:20 am, patrol officers were called to the intersection of Route 210 and Berry Road for the report of a pedestrian collision. When they arrived, they found Amaya-Brown in the roadway with critical injuries. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

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