In Baltimore County Low blood supplies spur drive...

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January 30, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

In Baltimore County

Low blood supplies spur drive scheduled today at GBMC

TOWSON -- Because of last week's weather, the area's blood supply is critically low, so Greater Baltimore Medical Center is holding an emergency blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.

Donors are asked to report to GBMC's fifth-floor classrooms 1 and 2, near the dining room.

If snow or freezing rain develops tonight, hospital officials said Red Cross workers might continue the blood drive tomorrow.

In Baltimore City

Police find dead man in high school parking lot

City police found an unidentified man dead in a Lake Clifton-Eastern High School parking lot in Northeast Baltimore yesterday.

Police and paramedics responded to a call about 12: 45 p.m. and found the victim in a parking lot in the 2800 block of St. Lo Drive in Clifton Park. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

In Wicomico

Teen-ager is killed in single-car accident

SALISBURY -- A 17-year-old Wicomico County girl died early yesterday in a car accident on Route 349 near Royal Oak Road, west of Salisbury, state police said.

Jessica Ashley Smith was traveling east shortly after midnight when her car apparently drifted to the right side of the road. She overcorrected, striking a snowbank on the driver's side and overturning before striking a utility pole, police said. Smith, who was alone, died at the scene.

In Prince George's

63-year-old woman killed in accident on Route 202

LARGO -- A 63-year-old Prince George's County woman was killed yesterday morning after her car was hit by a pickup truck, state police said.

Sally Harms of Largo was traveling eastbound on Hancock Drive shortly before 8 a.m. when she pulled into the intersection at Route 202. Her car was struck by a pickup truck heading south on Route 202 driven by Jeffrey Owen Greenwell, 27, of Lothian, police said. Harms was transported to Prince George's Hospital Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Police said Greenwell had the right of way and will not be charged.

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