Pedestrian fatally struck in Essex

ESSEX, MD—Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred on Wednesday, March 1, in Essex. At just before 8:15 p.m., a 2020 Honda CR-V was traveling southbound on Route 702 approaching Old Eastern Avenue when a pedestrian entered the roadway. The pedestrian, identified as 32-year-old Flore Mekoumou, was taken to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead. […]