Pedestrian Struck on U.S. 40 in Hagerstown Resulting in Death
A tragic accident occurred on U.S. 40 in Hagerstown this past Saturday, resulting in the death of Jody Moore, a 58-year-old man. When officers were called to the scene, they found CPR being performed by Community Rescue Service personnel on the victim, who was located on the right shoulder of the eastbound lanes of U.S. 40 in the grass. Despite the efforts of medical personnel, Moore was pronounced dead at Meritus Medical Center later that day. Sgt. Scott Leeney corrected the age of the victim in a follow-up email sent on Monday morning.
Police have confirmed that the driver involved in the recent incident in Hagerstown is fully cooperating with the investigation. Identified as a 37-year-old male from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, he was driving a Ram 1500 at the time of the crash. The incident occurred east of the Hagerstown Commons shopping center and is now being handled by an accident reconstruction officer.
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