A 27-year-old man was struck by a vehicle and killed in Charles County early Wednesday morning, police said.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m., Jose Echeverria-Aguilar was crossing the southbound lanes of Route 301 near Vernon Road in Waldorf when he was struck by a 2012 Ford Focus. Echeverria-Aguilar, of Waldorf, died at the scene, according to Maryland State Police.

The Ford's driver remained on the scene. Police said that the crash was caused by Echeverria-Aguilar failing to yield to the right of way.