Prince George's County Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that occurred Saturday night in Suitland.
Police were called to the scene of a person lying in the roadway at 8:30 p.m. in the 5400 block of Silver Hill Road.
Officers found Michael Eugene White, 55, suffering from wounds from an apparent hit-and-run. White was pronounced dead on scene.
An initial investigation revealed that the victim was walking along the northbound shoulder of Silver Hill Road at Suitland Road when he entered the roadway. He was hit by a white Chevy Impala, police said, and the striking vehicle left the scene.
The car was last scene headed northbound on Silver Hill Road. Police said the vehicle should have front-end damage.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and 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) on your cell phone or go to http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/police/ and submit a tip online.
This story was updated on Oct. 1 to reflect the victim's name.