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Maryland State Police investigating fatal pedestrian collision in Laurel

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian collision that occurred in Laurel early Friday morning.

At approximately 2:30 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to a report of a pedestrian collision on U.S. Route 1 at Mulberry Street, according to a police report.

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A man wearing all dark clothing was walking on the double yellow line of U.S. Route 1 with his back toward oncoming traffic when he was struck by a Volkswagen Jetta, police said.

Ackeem Patrick Spence, 22, was declared dead at the scene, police said.

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The driver of the Volkswagen remained on the scene, according to police, and there were no signs of driver impairment.

State police said the collision remains under investigation.

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