Woman dies of injuries from car accident Tuesday

February 06, 1997

A Millersville woman died at Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday of injuries she suffered when she was hit by a southbound car on Ritchie Highway near Jumpers Hole Road.

Debra Salomon, 46, of the 8200 block of Minton Court was pronounced dead shortly before 5 a.m., authorities said.

Police said Salomon was crossing Ritchie Highway north of Jumpers Hole Road shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday when she stepped into the path of a 1995 Pontiac Bonneville driven by Edward L. Gardner, 40, of the 400 block of Idle Park Road in Severna Park.

It was raining heavily at the time and Salomon was wearing dark clothing, police said. There was no evidence that excessive speed, drug or alcohol use were factors in the accident, police said.

Pub Date: 2/06/97

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