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Investigators Release Sketch of Unidentified Hit-and-Run Victim in Late February in Forestville

Our Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit today released this sketch of the man killed in a pedestrian hit-and-run in late February in Forestville. We are asking our community to call us with any information that could help identify him so we can notify his family. Investigators also continue to search for the involved car and the driver who fled the scene.

On February 21st, at approximately 8:50 pm, patrol officers were called to Pennsylvania Avenue at Forestville Road for a report of a pedestrian collision. Officers located the victim in the roadway. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The unidentified victim is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s. He is 5’ 9” and weighed approximately 250 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes. The victim was wearing two gray sweatshirts and a blue T-shirt with “Patagonia” on the front. He also had on a black T-shirt with a face from “Deadpool” on the front. He had on black pants, a black “Buffalo David Bitton” jacket and black high-top sneakers.

The striking car is described as a model year 2015 or newer white Toyota. At the time, the car may have had front-end driver’s side damage to include the windshield, headlamp and a missing driver’s side mirror.

The preliminary investigation revealed the pedestrian was attempting to cross Pennsylvania Ave mid-block when he was struck by the Toyota. The victim was not in a crosswalk at the time of the collision.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the 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 go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app.

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