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Maryland: Tow Truck Driver Killed in hit-and-run crash in Temple Hills

A tow truck driver was killed in a hit-and-run crash late Wednesday night in Temple Hills, Maryland.

Maryland State Police identified the victim as 63-year-old David Reinerio Pineda Alvarez. He died at the scene of the accident located in the area of southbound Branch Avenue and Coventry Way.

Alvarez arrived to the scene to help with a disabled vehicle on the shoulder of the road.
 
According to authorities, the driver of the suspect vehicle hit the disabled vehicle on the driver side mirror before striking Alvarez and possibly the tow truck.

Police believe that the suspect vehicle may be a 1999 to 2007 white of beige Cadillac Escalade with passenger side damage.

An investigation into the crash is underway.

 

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