Released on July 22, 2009 - 3:08pm
Jul 26

At 11:41am on July 26, 2008, a pedestrian was fatally struck in the Southbound 197 crosswalk at Morris Drive in Laurel, Maryland.

The pedestrian, an 86 year old female, identified as Elsie Wess of the 100 block of Bryan Court in Laurel, was fatally struck by a vehicle operated by a 71 year old female, identified as Lois Musick, also of Laurel.

The vehicle was traveling Southbound on 197 when it struck and killed the pedestrian who was crossing against the signal in the crosswalk on Southbound 197.

The accident is being reconstructed and is still under investigation.

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