$10,000 Reward Offered For Information In A Fatal Hit & Run In Washington County

Photo of what investigators believe is the hit & run vehicle. (Courtesy Md. State Police)

A highway worker pulling barrels was struck and killed by a motor vehicle.

Hagerstown, Md. (KM) – A reward is being offered for information leading to the identity of a driver who struck and killed a highway worker in Washington County last month.

Ever Anibal Aleman Ramos, 34, of Capital Heights was doing overnight work along eastbound Interstate 70 near Route 66 on June 19th. State Police say Ramos was pulling barrels from a previous roadway project when he was struck. Ramos was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the striking vehicle pulled on to the right shoulder for a short period of time, and then drove away.

Troopers say the striking vehicle is believed to be a gray or silver older model pickup truck, possibly a Ford Ranger or Toyota Tacoma.

Ramos’ employer is offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the identity and conviction of this hit-and-run driver.

The State Police Crash Team is continuing its investigation, and anyone with information which could help is asked to contact the Hagerstown Barrack at 301-766-3800.

By Kevin McManus