Man Killed When SUV Jumps Curb, Strikes Building in Hyattsville

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Update: Jan. 13, 2014 at 10:57 p.m.
Original: Jan. 13, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

HYATTSVILLE, Md. (CBSDC) — A man who was struck by a vehicle in Prince George’s County on Monday morning has died.

WNEW’s George Mesthos reports that a Ford SUV was traveling northbound on Rhode Island Avenue in Hyattsville when it crossed into the southbound lanes, jumped the curb and hit an adult male before crashing into a storefront in the 4800 block.

Authorities said 24-year-old Jose Martin Huaman was in critical condition when he was transported to the hospital. He later died at the hospital.

A a 44-year-old female driver suffered minor injuries and police say no charges have been filed.

Detectives believe the SUV may have hit a patch of ice before it lost control.

WNEW’s George Mesthos contributed to this report. Follow him and WNEW on Twitter.

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