Pedestrian killed near shopping center
A pedestrian was hit by an SUV and killed Friday night in the Waldorf area of Charles County, state police said.
They said Leo Wheatley Bury Jr. of La Plata was trying to cross southbound U.S. Route 301 north of Smallwood Drive when he walked into the SUV’s path. He was walking from the median and was hit in the second left turn lane, they said.
No age was given, and police did not say why he moved into the path of the vehicle.
The crash occurred near the St. Charles Towne Center, a busy commercial area. — Martin Weil and Clarence Williams