LANDOVER, Md. – The department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that took place Sunday evening in Landover. The deceased pedestrian is identified as 36-year-old Tangela Lewis of Landover.

On February 28, 2021, at approximately 7:30 pm, patrol officers were called to the 7200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Highway for a collision involving a pedestrian. Lewis was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

The preliminary investigation revealed Lewis was struck as she attempted to cross northbound Martin Luther King Jr. Highway. Preliminarily, she was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision. The driver of the striking vehicle remained on the scene and was not injured. A passenger in the striking vehicle was taken to a hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device. Please refer to case 21-0009408.