Balto. Co. officer killed in accident

July 04, 2005

An off-duty Baltimore County police officer died about 7 p.m. Saturday in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident, county police said.

Morris Barksdale, a 15-year veteran of the force, was driving a motorcycle near Orems Elementary School in the 700 block of High Villa Road in Essex when the accident occurred, police said.

Police did not release any additional information about the cause of the accident Sunday night.

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