City/county Digest

CITY/COUNTY DIGEST

November 13, 2005

Baltimore County: Catonsville

Woman, 74, injured in attack by bull

A 74-year-old woman was attacked by a bull yesterday afternoon at a farm near Catonsville, Baltimore County fire and police officials said. The woman was gored several times in her arms and might have a broken leg, officials said. She was taken to the Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. The attack happened about 2:45 p.m. in the 7700 block of Inwood Ave. The woman, whom police did not identify, is the owner of the bull, and police said they are aware of no plans for the animal to be put down. The attack comes a day after a Pennsylvania man was killed by a bull in Washington County.

Bradley Olson

Baltimore City: Homicides

Two men shot in separate incidents

Baltimore police were investigating the deaths of two men found shot in separate incidents yesterday morning. At 7:14 a.m., police found a man fatally shot in a parking lot in the 1300 block of S. Ellwood Ave. in Canton. A man also was found fatally shot at 9:55 a.m. in a vacant home in the 4800 block of Homer Ave. in Park Heights. Troy Harris, a police spokesman, said yesterday that police had not identified the victims and have no suspects in the killings.

Baltimore County: Woodlawn

Motorcycle crash kills 1, injures 1

A Woodlawn man was killed in a motorcycle crash Friday afternoon at Gwynn Oak Avenue and Gwynn Lake Drive in Woodlawn, police said yesterday. Charles Wilson Warren, 51, of the 1900 block of Gwynn Oak Ave. was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a telephone pole. The accident took place about a half-mile from his home, police said. Kenneth Brown, 45, a passenger on the motorcycle, was in critical condition yesterday at Sinai Hospital, according to police, who said an investigation was continuing.

Howard County: Columbia

Car crash kills Washington woman

Howard County police said speeding was the likely cause of a fatal accident Friday night at Route 108 just east of Centennial Lane. Carmen Nicole White, 33, of Northeast Washington was killed after being thrown from a BMW M3 at 9:55 p.m. when it crashed into a telephone pole and broke it in half. White, a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, James Michael Lubbers, 35, of Olney, and another passenger, Laura Keile Topper, 44, of Columbia, were taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where they were being treated yesterday, police said.

Bradley Olson

Baltimore County: Pikesville

Sudbrook Road span to be closed for year

A bridge on Sudbrook Road in Pikesville will be closed for repairs for about a year starting tomorrow, Baltimore County public works officials announced. During construction on the bridge over the CSX rail line, traffic will be detoured to Greenwood Road, Church Lane and Deriso Lane. Engineers expect the bridge to be reopened before the end of next year.

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