UPDATE (Aug. 16): The victim has been identified as Simonne Mari Forsythe, 30, of Waynesboro, Pa. 

Howard County police are investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian in Columbia early Saturday.

At approximately 3:37 a.m., a 2017 BMW X1 was traveling northbound on Route 29 approaching Rivers Edge Road when it struck an adult female who was in the roadway. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the BMW remained at the scene and was uninjured.

Police continue to investigate the collision. No charges have been filed. Route 29 northbound between Johns Hopkins Road and Rivers Edge Road was closed for approximately three hours.


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