On October 30, 2016,at approximately 2:12 A.M. a St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputy was traveling southbound on Chancellors Run Road in the area of Pegg Road when a pedestrian entered the roadway. The pedestrian was struck by the deputy’s vehicle and succumbed to injuries sustained. The Collision Reconstruction Team responded to the scene and continued the investigation.
Alcohol and speed do not appear to be contributing factors and due to the nature of the preliminary investigation, the names of the officer and pedestrian are being withheld. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Cpl. Brian Connelly at (240) 309-7982.