CECIL COUNTY — LOTTO
One winning ticket sold for $8 million jackpot
There was one winning ticket sold in Saturday night's $8 million Maryland Lotto drawing, the state lottery announced yesterday.
The winner, who has not stepped forward yet, purchased the ticket in a Baltimore food store. The prize -- before taxes -- will amount to about $400,000 a year for the next 20 years.
The winning numbers were: 11-16-21-22-26-37.
Lottery officials said 117 tickets matched five of the six numbers, and are worth $1,080. Another 6,462 tickets matched four of six numbers and are worth $33.
Virginia man killed while crossing highway
A 44-year-old Virginia man, who state police said had been drinking, was killed Saturday evening after being hit by a car as he tried to walk across U.S. 40 near Perryville.
State police said Tommy Small of Waynesboro, Va., was trying to cross the westbound lanes of U.S. 40, about a half-mile west of Cedar Corner Road near Perryville, when the accident occurred shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday.
Mr. Small had climbed over the median and was trying to cross the highway when he was hit by a car driven by Elmer J. Guy, 38, of Aberdeen, state police said.
The force of the collision threw Mr. Small's body 97 feet, stattTC police said.
Mr. Small died at 8:46 p.m., while being transported to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center.A blood test done on Mr. Small indicated that he had been drinking before the accident, state police said.
Though no charges were filed against Mr. Guy, state police said they were still investigating the accident.
Unidentified pedestrian hurt in 2-car accident
An unidentified pedestrian was critically injured yesterday in Joppa when he was struck by a car allegedly driven through a red light by a new, teen-age driver, state police reported.
The 16-year-old driver, whose name was not available last night, was heading west on Route 7 when she approached the intersection of Fashion Way in Joppa. Police said when the driver went through a red light, her car was struck by another vehicle, skidded across the road and hit the pedestrian.
The pedestrian was in critical condition at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police said he had no identification and was unable to talk.
He was described as white, 30 to40 years old, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, 160 pounds, with a full mustache and beard. He has shoulder-length brown hair and hazel eyes, and was wearing blue jeans, a gray T-shirt and white sneakers.
Anyone with information about the man was asked to call the Bel Air state police barracks at (301) 838-4102.
Police said the driver, who had had her license for less than two weeks, might have been confused because of special signal arrangements for bridge construction under way on Route 7. She was charged with failure to grant right of way, police said.
Inmate uses sheets to escape City Jail
Police officers were searching yesterday for a City Jail inmate who escaped on Saturday night by tying his sheets together and climbing out a third-floor window.
Police said Robert Perdue, 23, whose last known address was in the 300 block of South Collington Avenue, climbed out the window of the Jail Industries Building at 531 E. Madison St. between 10:15 and 10:20 p.m.
His absence was discovered by a jail guard making rounds and was reported to the police at 11:25 p.m.
Police said the inmate was being held on $50,000 bond. He faced battery and deadly weapons charges.
Man shot in his home in struggle with 2 youths
49-year-old Harford County man was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center last night after being shot in a confrontation with two teen-agers in his house, authorities reported.
The Harford County Sheriff's Office would not immediately identify the man, who allegedly was shot in the right side and hand in his Perryman home as he struggled with one of the teen-agers for control of a gun.
The youths apparently met the man yesterday afternoon at U.S. Books, an adult bookstore on Pulaski Highway in Edgewood, and he drove two of them to his home, police said.
There, one of the teen-agers pulled a gun and both he and the man were shot during an ensuing struggle, said Maj. Jesse L. Bane of the sheriff's office.
The two teen-agers fled on foot with the man's wallet and car keys, but were arrested nearby a short time later, Major Bane said.
Brian Scott Kearchner, 18, of Street, who was treated for a hand wound, was charged with assault with intent to murder, the major said.
A companion, George Franklin Jones, 17, of Street, was charged as an adult with armed robbery along with Keith Allan Taylor, 18, of Bel Air, Major Bane said.