On October 11, 2016 at 5:55 AM, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick responded to Route 524 (Old Town Road), just North of Route 521 (Hunting Creek Road) for a reported serious motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. Preliminary investigation revealed a 2011 Ford Fusion, driven by Allen Walker Fannon, Jr., 48, was traveling S/B on Route 524 (Old Town Road), when a pedestrian, identified as Edward Michael Malak, 50, walked into the S/B Lane. As a result of the collision, the pedestrian was struck and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The driver of the Ford Fusion was uninjured.
A Maryland State Police Reconstructionist / Advanced Collision Investigator responded to the scene to reconstruct the accident.
This case is still under investigation and anyone with information is urged to contact Tpr. J. Jones at the Maryland State Police Barrack (410) 535-1400.