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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Washington beltway

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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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