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December 25, 2008

Pasadena girl, 10, dies in trailer accident

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A 10-year-old Anne Arundel County girl died yesterday, shortly after being run over by a trailer pulled by a dump truck operated by her father. Michael Foy of the 800 block of Swift Road in Pasadena was driving a dump truck and pulling a trailer on his property after 2 p.m. when his daughter ran between the vehicles and was run over by the trailer's front wheels, said Sgt. John Gilmer, a spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Police Department. Foy drove his daughter to the Lake Shore Fire Station, where firefighters and medics treated her. She was taken by ambulance to Baltimore-Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, where she was pronounced dead at 3:08 p.m. Her name was not released. Gilmer said the accident is being investigated, but there was no indication that speed or alcohol were involved.

Richard Irwin

City police officers take gifts to wounded soldiers

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Police from Baltimore's Eastern District delivered hundreds of gifts Tuesday to wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington. Officer Steve Fischer said police solicited donations from retailers and businesses, rounding up 400 items, including food and clothing. Fischer, with Officers Lewis McAlexander and Odis Daniels, Sgt. Carrie Everett and Lt. Eric Redding toured the facility and met with wounded veterans. The officers are Army veterans or have family in the military.

Justin Fenton

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