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Charles County Sheriff's Office

CCSO Investigating Fatal Hit and Run Crash Involving Pedestrian on Piney Church Road

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Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On September 17 at 1:52 a.m., officers responded to Piney Church Road at Poston Drive in Waldorf for the report of a man lying on the side of the street. When officers arrived, they discovered the man was deceased and had apparently been struck by a vehicle. A preliminary investigation showed the victim was walking on Piney Church Road when he was struck by an unknown type car. The driver fled the scene. The victim has been identified as Tiron Dante Buckner, 29, of Waldorf. Members of the Traffic Operations Unit responded and are handling the investigation. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the CCSO at 301-932-2222. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. Crime Solvers is offering up to $1,000 for the tip that leads to the identity of the driver.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit www.ccso.us.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For more information about the P3 program, click on this link: www.p3intel.com. 

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