Pedestrian fatally struck in Frederick County

A man was fatally struck while trying to cross a roadway in Frederick County, police said.

The fatal crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. on Wednesday on MD Route 85 (Buckeystown Pike), near Executive Way, in Frederick County.

According to Maryland State Police, the pedestrian stepped into the southbound lane, into the path of an oncoming vehicle. The man, whose identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Police said that alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

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