Police investigating Possible Hillcrest Hit and Run

Injuries sustained indicate the victim may have been struck by a vehicle.

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is investigating the death of a man on Wednesday evening.

The department received a report at approximately 8:51 pm for an injured person in the unit block of Hillcrest Drive.

Officers arrived and found unresponsive adult male with bystanders on the scene already providing CPR.

The man was identified as Richard Shelton, age 58, of Frederick, and was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Officials report Shelton’s injuries indicate he may have been struck by a vehicle.

Officers are investigating this as a possible hit and run vehicle accident and are asking for the public’s assistance with providing information.

If you were in the Hillcrest Drive area between 8:40 – 8:51 pm, and may have seen something, please contact A/Cpl. Sara Evans at 240-344-6948 or the Frederick Police Department – you can remain anonymous.

By Timothy Young