Witnesses told police a dark-colored van or sport utility vehicle had struck Stewart, who was not in a crosswalk at the time, stopped, then continued driving.
Donovan Scott Bailey, 45, of Pasadena, was charged with failure to immediately return to the scene of an accident involving a death. Bailey was interviewed by the Anne Arundel County Police Department hours after the incident. Police determined his vehicle fit the description provided by witnesses, however, he was released without being charged.
The state's attorney reviewed the case and has charged Bailey. A court summons was issued on Saturday, according to a news release.