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PG County investigate fatal pedestrian crash in Landover

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- The Prince George's County Police Department is investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that happened in Landover, Md. on Friday morning.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. at the intersection of Landover Road and Matthew Henson Avenue, authorities said. A woman was found on the road suffering from critical injuries. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Investigation shows that the woman was crossing Landover Road when she was hit by a car. The woman was not inside the crosswalk at the time of the accident, authorities said.

Police said the driver involved did stay on the scene of the accident.

The victim's name has not been released yet.



Monza of Historic Manassas will be collecting gently used coats to donate to SERVE of Manassas, Va. in exchange for a $25 Monza or Carmello’s gift card and free hot chocolate and coffee on Fridays and Saturdays in January at Monza at 9405 Battle Street in Old Town Manassas, Va. For more information, go to www.eatmonza.com.

“Winter is here, and we’re all pulling out our warm coats, many of us have more than one, while the neediest of our community go without a proper coat for the coldest of days,” said Alice Pires, owner of Carmellos and Monza in Historic Manassas, Va. “Help us support SERVE by dropping off a coat, and warm up with a free hot cocoa and gift card,” said Pires.

Holiday party supports 10 kids who lost their mothers

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA 9) -- Sisters 4 Sisters hosted a holiday party celebrating the 10 children who lost theirs mothers in the fatal Prince George's County car accident.

The party was part of the Sister 4 Sisters "Hope for the Holidays: A Mother's Love" campaign that helps support children during the holidays.

Prince George's fire spokesperson Mark Brady said the October accident was "one of the worst" crashes in 40 years, killing two children and three adults.

4-year-old struck by car in Prince George's County

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- A four-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being struck by a car in Landover on Sunday.

Officers were called to the 7400 block of Village Green terrace for a report of a pedestrian struck around 2:05 p.m., police said.

Preliminary investigation reveals the child ran out into traffic and was struck by the car, police said.

The driver remained on the scene. The child was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Giant recalls chili seasoning kits due to nut allergens

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- Giant Food has removed Carroll Shelby brand and Wick Fowler brand chili seasoning kits from their shelves after they may contain peanut and almond allergens that are non in the products' ingredients.

The following products are included in the recall:

•Carroll Shelby Chili Mix, 4 oz., UPC 7239610000

•Carroll Shelby White Chicken Chili, 3 oz, UPC 7239610019

•Wick Fowler 2-Alarm Chili Kit, 3.625 oz., UPC 7109200069

•Wick Fowler False Alarm Chili Kit, 3.25 oz., UPC 710920011

As of now, Giant has not received any reports of illnesses. Customers who may have bought the product should get rid of any unused portions and bring their receipt to Giant for a full refund.

Man exposes himself, touches woman shopper in PG Co

LANDOVER HILLS, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Police are searching for a man who exposed himself to a woman and touched her inappropriately at a store in Landover Hills, police said.

The incident happened at a big box store located in the 6200 block of Annapolis Road, authorities said. The suspect revealed himself to the woman shopper and then touched her.

The woman was able to push away the man and find help.

If you have any information, please call 301-699-2601.



Tanker crash shuts down Eastbound Route 50 in Landover for hours

LANDOVER, Md. (WUSA9) -- Eastbound Route 50 in Landover was shut down for almost twelve hours on Sunday after a tanker truck crash, fire officials said.

The tanker ran off the road and into a ditch near Route 202 around 5:50 a.m. fire officials said. The driver was taken to a trauma center, officials said.

Hazmat officials spent hours cleaning up 22 hundred gallons of fuel that spilled onto the road during the incident. The road reopened just after 5 p.m.