Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Crime & Courts

Horrific hit-and-run accident kills University of Maryland student

See also

College Park, Md. --- A man who says he struck and killed a University of Maryland student early Friday on Route 1 has surrendered to police.

Police say around 1:35 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Baltimore Avenue (U.S. Route 1) and Knox Road in College Park for the report of a pedestrian struck. When police arrived, they found a man suffering from critical injuries. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police have identified the victim as 22-year-old Cory Hubbard of West Hampton Beach, New York.

The impact was horrific. According to reports, the victim was struck and thrown into the air where he hit a nearby lamppost before falling to the ground.

The preliminary investigation, police say, reveals that Hubbard was trying to cross Baltimore Avenue when he was struck by a car. He was not in a crosswalk. The driver of the striking vehicle fled the scene but turned himself in to police hours later. Police have not yet identified or charged the driver until forensic investigators can positively link the car to the crime.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgcrimesolvers.com.

Advertisement

News

  • Gaza school shelled
    Israeli airstrikes topple a school in Gaza suspected of housing rockets; dozens killed
    Video
    Video
  • Ebola outbreak
    An American with Ebola virus died shortly after boarding three planes
    World News
  • Why dogs smell butts
    Researchers figure out why dogs like to smell each other's butts
    Pets
  • Time to stop tanning
    The surgeon general advises us not to tan as melanoma cases are on the rise
    Health News
  • Zimmerman lands dream job
    George Zimmerman lands his dream job as a security guard at a gun/motorcycle shop
    Headlines
  • 10 smartest states
    Here are the 10 most educated states in the U.S., did yours make the cut?
    US News