Landover, MD – December 31, 2019 – The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit would like to speak to anyone who witnessed or has information on a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run in Landover on Saturday. The victim is 38-year-old Howard Rogers of District Heights.
On December 28th, at approximately 7:45 pm, patrol officers were called to the 7000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Highway for a pedestrian collision. Once on scene, officers located the victim suffering from critical injuries. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
The preliminary investigation reveals a vehicle, possibly an SUV, struck Rogers in the roadway. That vehicle did not remain on the scene. Moments later, a second vehicle struck the victim. That driver remained at the scene. Investigators are working to determine why Rogers was in the roadway prior to the first collision.
At this time, investigators do not have a make or model of the first vehicle that struck the victim.
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 www.pgcrimesolvers.com, 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.