Clinton, Md. --- Prince George's County police are investigating a fatal pedestrian hit and run in Clinton that was discovered early Saturday.
Police have identified the victim as 27-year-old Eric Derron Bridgett of the 5800 block of Cloverleaf Avenue in Clinton.
Police say detectives would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the collision.
Around 2:30 a.m., patrol officers were summoned to the intersection of Kirby Road and Marwood Drive for a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers found Bridgett on the side of the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The preliminary investigation suggests Bridgett was trying to cross Kirby Road when he was struck. Police say he was not in a crosswalk. The striking vehicle did not stop.
Anyone with information about this hit and run is urged to call the Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or text, “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) from your cell phone. You may also submit a tip online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com.