Teen killed when hit by truck is identified

July 29, 2008|By RICHARD IRWIN

City police released yesterday the name of the Baltimore County teenager who died after being struck by a tractor-trailer while riding a dirt bike on Hollins Ferry Road in Mount Winans.

Police said Ronald Canapp, 17, of the 2900 block of Charleston Ave. in Lansdowne was riding the dirt bike in the 2300 block of Hollins Ferry Road about noon when he was struck.

Police said Canapp was not wearing a helmet and that he suffered massive head injuries.

Canapp was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The accident is being investigated by city traffic police.

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