Santos Udiel Romero, 20

Hyattsville, Maryland
July 17, 2016

Agencies: Prince George's County Police Department

Cause of death: Vehicular

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The pedestrian struck by a Prince George’s County police cruiser on University Boulevard last Sunday has been identified.

Police on Saturday said he’s  Santos Udiel Romero, 20, of Hyattsville, Maryland.

A marked cruiser struck him around 2:30 a.m. July 17 in the 2000 block of University Boulevard as the cruiser approached Riggs Road.

Police said Romero was was not on a crosswalk.

Two other drivers nearly struck him before the police cruiser did.