Baltimore County Digest

May 08, 2008

Accident

Man killed, 3 injured as pickup truck flips

A man was killed and three other men were injured yesterday when the truck in which they were riding went out of control on Route 140 near the Carroll County line and rolled over, county police said.

The truck was hauling a trailer of mulch when the accident occurred shortly after 11 a.m. near Mitchell Drive, police said.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene, said Cpl. Michael Hill, a police spokesman. Another man was taken to Maryland Shock Trauma Center with serious injuries, Hill said.

A third occupant of the truck was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and a fourth man was treated at the scene, he said.

The identity of the dead man was being withheld pending notification of next of kin, Hill said.

No other details of the accident were immediately available, he said.

Cockeysville

Crossing guard struck by car, injured

A school crossing guard remained hospitalized yesterday after being struck Tuesday morning by a car in Cockeysville, county police said.

Linda Odom, 58, of the 300 block of Wickersham Way in Cockeysville, was walking across Cranbrook Road at about 8:20 a.m. Tuesday when she was hit by a 2007 Nissan turning left from Greenside Drive, said Cpl. Michael Hill, a police spokesman.

He said Odom was taken to Sinai Hospital with injuries that included multiple fractures. She was listed in good condition yesterday.

Odom was alone in the crosswalk when she was struck, he said.The car was being driven by Sarah Marvin, 23, of the 300 block of Limestone Valley Road in Cockeysville.

Randallstown

School celebrates 100 years Saturday

Randallstown Elementary School will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a May Day Festival and Academic Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at 9013 Liberty Road.

The oldest continuously operating school in Baltimore County will celebrate with a karate demonstration, cheerleaders and display of students' art and academic work.

Information: 410-887-0746.

Baltimore County

Public library ends most Sunday hours

The county public library system has ended Sunday hours at most branches. Libraries in Catonsville, Cockeysville, North Point, Pikesville, Randallstown and White Marsh will be closed Sundays until Oct. 5.

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