Pedestrian dies of injuries suffered in Beltsville

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal pedestrian collision in Beltsville. The collision took place on June 1, 2019. The victim died on June 3. The victim is 57-year-old Lisa Layton of Evans Trail in Beltsville.

On June 1, at approximately 9:05 pm, patrol officers were called to the 3600 block of Powder Mill Road for a collision involving a pedestrian. The pedestrian, Layton, was rushed to a hospital for critical injuries. The involved driver was not hurt.
The preliminary investigation reveals the pedestrian was in the roadway, possibly crossing the street, when she was struck by a car heading northbound. The victim was not in a crosswalk at the time. The driver remained on the scene following the collision.
Anyone with information that could help investigators 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); online at or the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app to your mobile device).


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