A pedestrian has died after being struck and killed in a hit-and-run on the beltway Wednesday morning.
Police say the pedestrian was struck shortly after 3 a.m. on northbound I-495 after Landover Road in Prince George's County. The vehicle that struck the man did not remain at the scene.
The victim has been identified as 53-year-old Douglas Diggs of Capitol Heights, Md.
The two-right lanes of the outer loop were blocked for about 3 hours while the death was investigated. Maryland State Police are investigating.
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