News from around the Baltimore region

March 27, 2005


Pedestrian, 73, fatally injured walking on Pulaski Highway

A man walking on the shoulder of Pulaski Highway was struck by a car and killed yesterday morning, Baltimore County police said.

Lynwood Freeman, 73, of the 7900 block of Pulaski Highway was walking east of Batavia Farm Road about 9 a.m. when he was hit, police said. According to police, Freeman was walking east on the westbound shoulder when he was struck.

No charges have been filed against the driver of the 1996 Oldsmobile, but police said the case will be submitted to the Baltimore County state's attorney's office for review.


Summit set at Coppin to air concerns of black residents

Baltimoreans will have an opportunity to discuss concerns about education, crime, health and quality of life with scholars and experts during the State of Black Baltimore Roundtable Summit at Coppin State University this week.

The town hall-style meeting will be based on the book The State of Black Baltimore, which discusses topics including Baltimore's public schools and discrimination in the city's Police Department. The event takes place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the upper level of the dining hall at Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Ave.


Man, 82, who was reported missing returns home safely

Baltimore County police said yesterday that an 82-year-old man who was reported missing since Wednesday is back home.

Russell James Chilcoat of the first block of Harding St. in the Mays Chapel area returned home in his vehicle yesterday, police said. It is not clear where Chilcoat was during the time he was believed to be missing, and police said he is in good condition.

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