At 6:58 pm on Feb. 1, pedestrian Thomas Stevenson Morgan (44), of Lexington Park, was crossing Maryland Route 246 at Tower Lane on foot. Mr. Morgan failed to yield to oncoming traffic and was subsequently struck and killed by a vehicle traveling West on Route 246.

The vehicle was operated by a 17 year old from Great Mills. At this time speed is not a factor in the collision.Alcohol consumption on the part of Mr. Morgan is a contributing factor.

Anyone with information regarding this collision, please contact Deputy First Class Christopher Morley #113 of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office at 301-475-4200 ext. 9048