A bicyclist died early Sunday after he was struck by a vehicle while riding in Lanham, police said.
The incident is being investigated as a hit-and-run, Prince George’s County Police said. They said the collision was around 1:55 a.m. Sunday on Martin Luther King Jr. Highway, near Forbes Boulevard.
The car and the bicyclist were heading west when the cyclist was hit and the vehicle left the scene.
Police ask anyone with information to call the department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at (301) 731-4422. Anonymous calls can be made to Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).
Police say the car involved is described as a black sedan that would presumably have front-end damage, a broken headlamp and a piece of its bumper missing.
The victim’s name has not been released.