Ian A. Baggett Jr., 24

Marine reservist, mechanic

November 02, 2007

Ian Andrew Baggett Jr., a mechanic and Marine Corps reservist, died Saturday at Northwest Hospital Center after being injured in a motorcycle accident near Liberty Reservoir. The Sykesville resident had recently celebrated his 24th birthday.

Mr. Baggett was riding his 1993 Harley-Davidson when he collided head-on with a pickup truck that had failed to yield the right of way at Liberty Road and Oakland Mills Road, Maryland State Police said yesterday.

Mr. Baggett was taken to the Randallstown hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Baltimore and Sykesville, Mr. Baggett was a 2001 graduate of Western School of Technology in Catonsville. He was attending Carroll Community College, where he was studying business.

Mr. Baggett enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2004 and was assigned to a heavy equipment platoon in Parkville.

A certified mechanic, Mr. Baggett worked at Master Tech Automotive, a Sykesville business that is owned and operated by his father.

In addition to being a motorcycle enthusiast, he enjoyed visiting Maine, campfires and being with his dog, Durango.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow in the Avalon area of Patapsco State Park in Elkridge.

Mr. Baggett is survived by his father, Ian A. Baggett Sr. of Sykesville; his mother and stepfather, Deborah and Scott Brengle of Stevensville; a half-sister, Erin Brengle of Stevensville; his paternal grandparents, Dana and Judy Baggett of Bailey Island, Maine; his maternal grandparents, Ed and Ruth Seitz of Pasadena; several aunts and uncles; nine cousins; and his girlfriend, Alisha Hall of Sykesville.

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