MSP investigating fatal pedestrian crash in Dorchester County

EAST NEW MARKET, Md. - Easton Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash. 

On Saturday, June 24, 2016, right before 10 p.m., police responded to the area of Route 16 near Indian Creek Road, East New Mark, Dorchester County, for a pedestrian struck by a car. 

We are told that 17-year-old Francis Micheliche of Hurlock was driving a silver Honda Accord west on Route 16 when it struck a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was Jesse Marshall of East New Market, Maryland. 

According to police, Marshall was in the travel portion of the road wearing dark clothing when he was hit. 

Marshall was transported to Dorchester General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Police say alcohol was not a factor for the driver.

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