On, Saturday May 5, 2012, at approximately 9 p.m. PGPD police responded to the 2400 block of University Blvd for a fatal hit and run. Upon arrival, patrol officers found an unresponsive Hispanic male on the scene. He was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.
The victim has been identified as Samuel Diaz, 28, of Hyattsville. The striking vehicle is being described as a silver sports utility vehicle with front end damage. There were no crosswalks at the location. The investigation is being handled by the PGPD Collision Analysis Unit. No further details at this time.