Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision That Killed 63-Year-Old Waldorf Man

December 30, 2020

UPDATE: On December 30, 2020,  at approximately 6:11 p.m., officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Western Parkway at Waldorf Market Place for the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.

Shortly after officers and paramedics arrived and attempted life-saving measures, the pedestrian was pronounced deceased.

A preliminary investigation showed the pedestrian, Francis Emery Proctor, 63, of Waldorf, was crossing the southbound lanes of Western Parkway when a vehicle being operated by a 20-year-old male from Waldorf struck him.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Officer D. Spence of the Traffic Operations Unit at (301) 932-3514.

The case will be presented to the Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office once the investigation has been completed.

The investigation is ongoing.

12/30/2020 @ 9:00 p.m.: On Wednesday, December 30, 2020, at approximately 6:15 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Western Parkway and Plaza Drive in Waldorf, for the reported motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.

Crews arrived on the scene to find the victim in the roadway unconscious. Maryland State Police Helicopter Trooper 2 was pre-launched to respond.

Firefighters pronounced the victim deceased on the scene at 6:19 p.m.

One witness reported the striking vehicle ran over the victim and fled the scene, however, a short time later, police received a 911 call from a male subject stating he thinks he hit the victim and was waiting for police to arrive on the scene of his location.

Police are investigating the collision, it is unknown if the striking vehicle was located at this time.

Updates will be provided when they become available.