A pedestrian lost his life in a car crash on Sunday, October 15, 2023, in Fort Washington, MD. The victim was identified as Austin McCollum, a 24-year-old man from Chesapeake Beach, MD. He was walking along Indian Head Hwy near Old Fort Rd around 1 a.m. when a car hit him. The driver stayed at the scene after the collision. McCollum died from his injuries at the spot.
The Prince George’s County Police Department (PGPD) is asking anyone with information about the accident to come forward. The investigation into the cause of the crash is still underway.