By: David M. Higgins II

Update 9/17/2019 @11:50 a.m.: 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 callthe CCSO at 301-932-2222. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

UPDATE 9/17/2019 @5:55 a.m.- Per the Charles County Citizen Notification System, Piney Church Road has re-opened in all directions.

St. Charles, MD- The Charles County Citizens Notification System sent out a message at 2:15 a.m. today that Piney Church Road between St. Pauls Drive and Poston Drive is closed.

There is no word on the reason for the closure and this is roughly a 1/2 mile stretch that connects Renner Road(to Leonardtown Road) to Billingsley Road.

Watch for any emergency or public works vehicles and personnel, along with finding a detour. Expect delays.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...