Police Release Photo of SUV Involved in Fatal Route 100 Hit-and-Run
The driver of the sport utility vehicle, believed to be a 1987-1995 Nissan Pathfinder, is suspected of hitting a tow truck driver on Route 100 last week and leaving the scene.
Anne Arundel County Police released an image of the Nissan Pathfinder Wednesday they believe was involved in an Aug. 24 fatal hit-and-run accident on Route 100 in Glen Burnie.
James Schreiber Jr., 38, of Pasadena, a driver for Baltimore-based Ted's Towing Serivce, was killed after being struck that morning by the Pathfinder while assisting another driver on the shoulder of Route 100, police said.
Through investigation, police determined the sport utility vehicle (SUV) involved in the accident is a burgundy 1987-1995 Nissan Pathfinder. Police took an image of the SUV from surveillance footage.
According to a police press release, the SUV sustained damage to the right side mirror, right front turn signal, right front fender and lost the center cover of the right front wheel. The passenger side of the windshield on the Pathfinder was also shattered as a result of the accident. Police said there was a spare tire on the rear of the SUV with a cover that read "Nissan Pathfinder."
Police said the SUV was seen traveling west on Hospital Drive toward Crain Highway past Baltimore Washington Medical Center shortly after the accident.
Police officers responded to Route 100 eastbound just before the Oakwood Road exit at 8:04 a.m. Aug. 24 for a reported serious crash, according to police spokesman Justin Mulcahy.
Once on the scene, officers found a man lying on the right shoulder of the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene by fire department personnel, Mulcahy said.
According to preliminary witness information, Schreiber pulled over to assist a sewage truck that was disabled on the right shoulder.
Shreiber was standing outside the truck and preparing to tow the sewage truck when he was hit by the Nissan Pathfinder. Witnesses said the SUV initially stopped at the scene, but then continued traveling east on Route 100, Mulcahy said.
Police said they believe driver of the Nissan is a white man in his early to mid-30s with a thin build and crew cut or short brown hair, based on witness accounts.
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