THE DISTRICT

Sheriff Road shooting victim dies, police say

Police said a 24-year-old man who was shot in the head Tuesday night in a troubled part of Northeast Washington died of his injuries Thursday.

Kevin Better of Southeast Washington was critically wounded on a stretch of Sheriff Road in Deanwood that has long been a trouble spot for police and residents.

A D.C. police report said the victim was found in front of a barbershop called Nooks at about 8 p.m. Tuesday and was rushed to a hospital. He died Thursday, police said.

— Luz Lazo

VIRGINIA

Police: Teen driver fatally hits pedestrian

A teenage driver struck and killed a woman Friday morning near a middle school in Prince William County, police said.

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Authorities said Zorka Vesovic, 67, of Woodbridge was struck shortly before 7 a.m. while walking in a crosswalk in the 3600 block of Graham Park Road in Triangle. The collision happened near Graham Park Middle School.

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Prince William police said a 16-year-old girl was behind the wheel of the car, a 2010 Hyundai Sonata, traveling west on Graham Park Road when she hit the woman crossing the street. Vesovic was pronounced dead at a hospital, police said.

— Luz Lazo

MARYLAND

Driver killed in hit-and-run collision

A Maryland driver was killed Thursday night in a hit-and-run collision in Prince George’s County, Maryland State Police said.

The incident occurred around 8:45 p.m. at the intersection of Branch Avenue and Moores Road in Brandywine.

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The victim was identified as Terron Lamb, 24, of Upper Marlboro.

Police said he was driving northbound on Branch Avenue when the driver of a GMC Sierra heading eastbound on Moores Road struck him.

State troopers are searching for the GMC Sierra driver, who fled after the crash. Police said the driver, a man, was wearing a green shirt and black pants.

Police said they are still investigating the cause of the crash.

— Luz Lazo

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