FREDERICK, Md. - Maryland State Police say a woman was killed after she was struck by a vehicle late Wednesday night on Interstate 270 in Frederick.
Authorities say 20-year-old Excel Oghenerukevwe Gold of Upper Marlboro left her vehicle on the right shoulder of northbound I-270 shortly before 11:30 p.m. and began walking south in the northbound lanes.
She was struck by a BMW sedan that was heading northbound on I-270 just past MD-109 in Frederick County.
She died at the scene of the crash. The driver of the BMW was not injured. The roadway was closed for several hours during the investigation.