Annapolis man injured in motorcycle crash dies

November 06, 1998|By Devon Spurgeon | Devon Spurgeon,SUN STAFF

An Annapolis man has died of injuries he sustained when his Harley Davidson motorcycle crashed into a station wagon Saturday morning, Anne Arundel County police said.

Richard Joseph Davis, 36, died Tuesday at Prince George's Hospital Center.

He was riding on Route 214 in Davidsonville when his motorcycle collided with a Mercury station wagon pulling into a driveway. Davis was thrown about 55 feet, over the car's roof and onto the pavement.

Police said witnesses told them the motorcycle was speeding and had passed a truck in a no-passing zone before the crash.

Isaac Paul Elliott, 19, of Edgewater, who was driving the station wagon, was not seriously injured.

Man sought in carjacking; victim was woman, 82

Anne Arundel County police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Gerald William Strosnider, 47, charging him with attempted first-degree murder, carjacking and robbery in a carjacking Tuesday.

Katherine VanSant, 82, was leaving the parking lot of a Giant Food store in Glen Burnie when a man dragged her out of her car and ran over her legs.

She was discharged from the Maryland Shock Trauma Center yesterday.

Strosnider is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, 160 pounds, with long, grayish-brown hair and a mustache. He frequents the southwestern part of Baltimore, police said.

Anyone with information on Strosnider's whereabouts is asked to call Anne Arundel County detectives at 410-222-3450.

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