New lead in fatal hit and run

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Waldorf, MD -- Investigators say they've been able to narrow down the suspect vehicle in a fatal hit and run as a white 2017-2018 Ford F-350 Dually Crew Cab.  The vehicle will have damage to the right headlamp.

 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 2017-2018 Ford F-350 Dually Crew Cab with right front headlamp damage, left the scene.

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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