FORESTVILLE, Md. - Police say a man is dead after being struck by a large SUV early Saturday in Prince George's County.
The man, 38-year-old Earl Michael Reid of Suitland, Md., was attempting to cross Route 5 (Branch Avenue) south of Interstate 495 when he was hit by a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban, police say.
First responders pronounced Reid dead at the scene. The collision occurred around 2:25 a.m. and Maryland State Police say Reid was wearing dark clothing and not walking in a crosswalk when he was hit.
The driver, who police did not identify, remained on the scene. Police say drugs and alcohol were not a factor in the collision.
Northbound Route 5 was closed for approximately two-and-a-half hours following the crash.
Police say they're continuing to investigate the crash.