DC teen dies after being struck by car in Prince George's

Prince George's County police say a District of Columbia teenager has died after being struck by a car along a road in Marlow Heights.

Police said Saturday that 19-year-old Derrick Bradford of Washington died on Friday afternoon. He was critically injured in the crash Thursday night.

Police say a Jeep was heading north on Branch Avenue when a car turned in front of the Jeep and cause the driver to swerve. The Jeep apparently entered the southbound lanes and struck Bradford. Police say it appears Bradford was walking on the southbound shoulder of Branch Avenue.

The driver remained at the scene. An investigation continues in the case.

AP-WF-01-31-15 1809GMT


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