Andualem Yifredew Melaku killed in Baltimore Washington Parkway crash

Police have identified the man who was struck and killed in a crash that closed the Baltimore Washington Parkway for hours Wednesday. Andualem Yifredew Melaku, 51, was hit at around 5 a.m. just south of Route 175. Investigators say the investigation is ongoing.

The crash closed the Parkway in both directions for more than four hours.

Police say the driver who hit Melaku stayed on the scene. Investigators are trying to figure out why Melaku was in the road.