Pedestrian in critical condition after he's struck by MTA...

City/County Digest

August 15, 1999

Pedestrian in critical condition after he's struck by MTA bus

A pedestrian was in critical condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center last night after being struck by a Mass Transit Administration bus at 9: 30 p.m. at East Fayette Street and Highland Avenue.

According to police, the man -- whose identity was not confirmed -- fell into the street as the bus was turning a corner. The bus apparently ran over his right leg, said Police Sgt. Craig Hartman.

Anthony Brown, a spokesman for MTA, said transit police are investigating the accident.

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Maryland Correction inmate found beaten and comatose

JESSUP -- A 35-year-old inmate at the Maryland House of Correction in Jessup -- convicted of killing a cellmate in 1984 -- was in a coma yesterday after being beaten severely.

Ralph Mills was found in his cell at 3: 30 a.m. yesterday during an inmate count, said David Tower, a state prisons spokesman. Mills was serving a 30-year sentence for a 1982 murder and a life sentence for killing his cellmate, Paul Robin Brown.

Mills was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with head injuries and was in critical condition. State police are investigating.

Baltimore Co. police identify woman killed in car accident

OWINGS MILLS -- Baltimore County police identified a woman yesterday who was killed in a car accident Friday afternoon as Gloria Mae Perry, 62, of the 300 block of Kearney Drive in Owings Mills.

Perry was headed west on Owings Mills Boulevard near Gwynnbrook Avenue at 4: 37 p.m. when her car hit an embankment and turned over. Perry was declared dead at the scene.

Two passengers, Lois Littlejohn and Alice Meekins, both of the same address as Perry, were treated at Sinai Hospital and released.

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