Train strikes car, killing Dundalk man

Baltimore County: Rosedale

November 19, 2005|By NICK SHIELDS | NICK SHIELDS,SUN REPORTER

A Dundalk man died yesterday morning after a freight train hit the idled car he was in, county police said. Richard Allen Ward, 42, died after a CSX train hit his car on Contractors Road near Pulaski Highway in Rosedale, police said. The engineer sounded the horn and attempted to brake before the impact, said Cpl. Mike Hill, a spokesman for the Baltimore County police department. The engineer told police that it appeared that the man was sleeping or unconscious, Hill said.

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