Pedestrian, 25, injured when car hits him on Route 140 in Westminster

November 19, 1999

A man was injured early yesterday when he was struck while walking across Route 140 at Cranberry Road, state police said.

William Allan Kern Jr., 25, of the 800 block of Snowfall Way crossed from the shoulder of the eastbound road toward the grassy median of the divided highway in Westminster.

He was struck in the second lane by a 1993 Ford Escort, driven by Clyde Warren Brooks Jr., 36, of the 7600 block of Schoolhouse Road in Sykesville, who was not charged, police said.

Kern was taken by ambulance to Carroll County General Hospital, where he was treated and released.

Fires

Westminster: Firefighters from Westminster and New Windsor responded at 12: 36 p.m. Wednesday to a broken gas line at Mulligan Lane and Mica Drive. Units were out 35 minutes.

Westminster: Firefighters from Westminster and Reese responded at 7: 36 a.m. Wednesday to a chimney fire in the 1300 block of Brehm Road. Units were out 25 minutes.

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