Howard County police are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian in Ellicott City just after midnight on Thursday, the department said.
At approximately 12:02 a.m., a 2019 Nissan Rogue traveling southbound on U.S. 29 in the area of Frederick Road struck a woman walking in the roadway, police said. Staciemarie Erica Brown, 35, of Ellicott City, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are investigating the cause of the collision. The driver of the Nissan remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.