Fatal hit and run in Waldorf

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Waldorf, MD -  Maryland State Police are asking for the public's help in help locating a vehicle that struck and killed a man on southbound Maryland Route 5 around 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

Maryland State Police responded to a call for a hit and run motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on southbound Maryland Route 5 in the area of Montgomery Lane in Waldorf.

Because it was a serious accident, the Maryland State Police CRASH Team was called in to take over the investigation. 

According to what police found in their preliminary investigation, Aaron Markeith Rust, 34 , of Waldorf, Maryland was standing/walking in the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle. Mr. Rust was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The vehicle, described as a a newer model white Ford F-250 or F-350 Crew Cab with right front headlamp damage, left the scene. 

Below is a photo police say could be the vehicle that hit Mr. Rust:

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash or has information in regards to the striking vehicle is asked to contact the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack at (301) 392-1200.

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