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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer NTC | October 19, 1994
A 31-year-old Sykesville man was being held on $15,000 bail on traffic charges after a police dog found him in the woods not far from the scene of a traffic accident in Eldersburg Monday night.State police who responded to an accident report about 10 p.m. said they found a damaged 1978 Pontiac with no license plates that had hit a parked car on Bartholow Road near Johnsville Road. They said they found one tag in the grass near the vehicle.A check with the state Motor Vehicle Administration identified the owner of the tag as Robert Dale Holt of the 5700 block of Strawbridge Terrace, they said.
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By Michael James and Michael James,Staff Writer | August 12, 1992
A longtime Phoenix dentist was charged yesterday with a hit-and-run accident in which a teen-ager -- who turned out to be one of his former patients -- was pinned to a tree by a Mercedes-Benz.Michael James Bennett, 50, of the 14000 block of Jarrettsville Pike in Phoenix, is charged with failure to remain at an accident scene and failure to render aid in the July 24 accident, Baltimore County police said.Dr. Bennett was charged in a summons. A trial date hasn't been set.The victim, Dan Lally, 15, was helping a stranded motorist on Paper Mill Road when the car came around a curve and hit him shortly after 10 p.m.The Lally youth had been a patient of Dr. Bennett's when he was 3 or 4, the youth said last night.
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By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Bykowicz,SUN STAFF | January 15, 2003
The death of a 10-year-old boy who was struck by a sport utility vehicle on a stretch of Route 408 in South County last weekend has renewed concerns among nearby residents about what they call a dangerously sharp curve. Todd Pierre Hicks Jr., of the 1000 block of Mount Zion Marlboro Road in Lothian, was taken off life support late Monday at Children's Hospital in Washington, where he had been in critical condition since the Sunday morning accident. Hicks is the first child traffic fatality in the county this year.
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By Mike Farabaugh and Mike Farabaugh,Sun Staff Writer | December 18, 1994
A Harford County sheriff's deputy and a Havre de Grace police officer were injured and their patrol cars heavily damaged in separate accidents last week, law enforcement officials said.One of the accidents was blamed for a two-hour power outage for about 1,450 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers.A sheriff's department spokesman said a 33-year-old Street man was arrested Wednesday on charges of motor vehicle theft a few hours after the 1984 Ford truck he was driving struck two vehicles, one of them a deputy's cruiser, at an accident scene on Route 165.Matthew Irvin Kern of the 1300 block of Macton Road was apprehended later at his home and was released on his own recognizance after a hearing before a District Court commissioner in Bel Air, said Sgt. Edward Hopkins, the spokesman.
FEATURES
By Howard Henry Chen | August 14, 1994
Three-hour excursion through JFK's BostonA sightseeing tour of Boston emphasizing sites connected with John F. Kennedy is a fresh attraction to those wanting a historical visit without stalking that red line all over the city. The John F. Kennedy Library and Old Town Trolley Tours have joined forces in a tour featuring places in the Boston area associated with the former president and the Kennedy clan. The three-hour excursion operates Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings until Oct. 23, and Thanksgiving Day weekend.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | November 30, 1998
Two people were killed and four others were injured yesterday when three vehicles collided on a curving stretch of Harford Road in Glen Arm, Baltimore County.The deaths brought to 12 the number of people killed on Maryland roads during the Thanksgiving Day holiday that began at 7 p.m. Wednesday and ended at midnight yesterday, said Cpl. Adrian Yancey at state police headquarters in Pikesville.Yancey said driver error and speed contributed to most of the fatal accidents during the holiday.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,SUN STAFF | March 20, 1996
The 33-year-old man who was killed Monday when he ran onto the Jones Falls Expressway and was hit by a van was identified yesterday as Antoine Douglas of Northeast Baltimore, police said.Police traffic investigators say the man may have intentionally walked into the side of the van, but they have no conclusive proof that he wanted to commit suicide. Mr. Douglas was carrying papers indicating that he was receiving psychiatric treatment and his mother, Mary Douglas, told police he was diagnosed as a manic depressive.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,Staff Writer | November 14, 1993
Six people were hospitalized early yesterday after a 17-year-old driver, fleeing a disorderly party with a carload of youths, crossed the center line on Cromwell Bridge Road and collided head-on with another vehicle, Baltimore County police said.The accident occurred near Loch Raven Senior High School just before midnight when a southbound 1985 Toyota Celica crossed the center line, trying to turn left onto Oakleigh Road, the police said.The 17-year-old Cockeysville youth was charged with driving while intoxicated and assault on a police officer, said the police, who withheld his name because he is a juvenile.
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By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan,SUN STAFF | July 28, 1997
A 28-year-old New Jersey man was killed yesterday morning when a Virginia man's vehicle struck him at a busy intersection two blocks from the Boardwalk. Police said alcohol and speed contributed to the accident.Michael Ketcham of Wall, N.J., was crossing Philadelphia Avenue at Talbot Street with his brother at 2: 38 a.m. when a speeding southbound Chevrolet Blazer struck him, police said. The impact threw Ketcham more than 300 feet in the air, police said. He died at the scene.Robert Joseph Bartlett, 27, of Fairfax, Va., who is suspected of driving the Blazer, was captured after apparently trying to hide in the water under a pier six blocks from the accident scene, police said.
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By Dave J. Iannone and Dave J. Iannone,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | May 19, 1996
Two Columbia men were killed yesterday when their speeding car crashed on Harpers Farm Road, launching one victim 20 feet into roadside woods and trapping the second in the crumpled sedan for two hours.Howard County police released few details after the 7: 45 p.m. accident in the Village of Harpers Choice, but said the two men were Columbia residents believed to be in their late teens or early 20s.Police said the brown Honda Accord was sheared in half as it hit a curb, then a tree and flipped into nearby parkland.
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