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December 29, 1993
County police were still trying yesterday to identify a man struck and killed by a car early Monday on Ritchie Highway in Arnold.The 40- to 50-year-old man was walking south along Ritchie Highway near Joyce Lane about 3 a.m. when he was hit by a car driven by Alfred A. Winborne Jr., 20, which went up on the DTC shoulder of the road.Police said the car glanced off a guardrail before hitting the man. Investigators said they do not know why the car left the road. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.
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By Kevin Rector and The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2014
A man was struck by a vehicle after stepping off a bus near the BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport train station on Wednesday afternoon, according to Maryland Transportation Authority Police. The driver of the vehicle was attempting to pass the bus when the incident occurred about 5:35 p.m. on Amtrak Way, a loop road near the BWI station that serves both Amtrak and MARC rail passengers, said 1st Sgt. Jonathan Green, a MdTA Police spokesman. The man who was struck sustained non-life-threatening injuries but was transported to Maryland Shock Trauma Center as a precaution, Green said.
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By Staff Report | May 27, 1993
A man in his mid-30s was struck and seriously injured by a freight train yesterday as he walked along the tracks, ignoring the train's warning whistle, rescue workers said.The man, whose name was not released last night, was walking on tracks near the 1500 block of Woodstock Road near the Howard-Baltimore line about 6:30 p.m. when a CSX freight train approached, said Battalion Chief Donald R. Howell.Witnesses reported the victim was walking on the center of the tracks facing away from the train, which was traveling about 35 mph to 40 mph when it struck him and threw him off the tracks.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 20, 2014
A Dundalk man died after he was struck by a car when he attempted to cross Belair Road Tuesday night, Baltimore County police said. Gary Leahey, 53, of the 7900 block of St. Gregory Drive, was crossing Belair, north of Elm Avenue in Overlea, when he was hit by a 2004 Hyundai Sonata headed north on Belair Road, police said. The incident occurred just before 9 p.m. The Hyundai remained at the scene, police said. Leahey was taken to Franklin Square Hospital where he later died.
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October 4, 1998
A Northwest Baltimore man struck by a city firetruck Friday night near Lexington Market was listed in critical condition yesterday at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center, authorities said.The victim was identified yesterday as Leon Collins, 43, of the 4100 block of Reisterstown Road.Battalion Chief Hector L. Torres, a fire department spokesman, said Collins was trying to cross the street when he stepped between two firetrucks en route, with sirens and emergency lights on, to the scene of a house fire.
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March 31, 2004
An unidentified man was killed late Monday night as he tried to cross Route 32 in Gambrills, state police said. The man was hit near Burns Crossing Road about 10:30 p.m. by a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by William Ellison, 21, of the 2000 block of Brigadier Blvd. in Odenton. Ellison was not charged. Police think the victim was a Hispanic man about 30 years old. Before the collision, county police received reports of an intoxicated pedestrian in the area, state police said. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 410-761-5130.
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By Sara Neufeld and Sara Neufeld,Sun reporter | July 26, 2008
An Anne Arundel County jury has awarded $1.95 million to a man struck and injured by a cement-mixer truck in April 2005 while working on his disabled vehicle on the shoulder of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. The $1.83 million portion of the judgment awarded for pain and suffering will be capped at $650,000, the legal limit in Maryland at the time of the accident. The accident left Robert L. Howard, the driver of a truck for Goodwill Industries, with a severe injury to his arm and killed his assistant, Errol Johnson, 44. The pair were standing by their disabled vehicle on the northbound side of the parkway near the Baltimore Beltway when they were hit by a cement mixer driven by Richard Anthony Schulman for Lafarge Mid-Atlantic.
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By MELISSA HARRIS and MELISSA HARRIS,SUN REPORTER | January 12, 2006
State police released the identity yesterday of a 26-year-old Prince George's County man whose remains were spread across Interstate 95 after being struck multiple times before dawn Monday, closing northbound lanes for seven hours. Investigators notified the relatives in Mexico of Antonio Orozco Martinez, of the 3400 block of Dodge Park Road in Landover. But they released no other details about Martinez, and it remained unclear how his remains came to rest on the interstate, said Maryland State Police 1st Sgt. Russell Newell.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | April 21, 1999
An 87-year-old Pennsylvania man retrieving mail from his mailbox only yards north of the Maryland line near Lineboro was struck Monday by a pickup truck and died a short time later, Pennsylvania State Police said.John Kuchtiak of Glen Rock, Pa., was taken by helicopter to a trauma center in York, Pa., where he died soon after the 4: 14 p.m. accident.According to Pennsylvania troopers, a 1986 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Steven C. McElrath, 55, of Brodbecks, Pa., was traveling west on Glenville Road east of Black Rock Road when the driver said he was blinded by the setting sun.The truck driver braked and swerved when he saw Kuchtiak, but was unable to avoid striking the man, who was standing in the road in front of his mailbox.
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April 17, 1995
Howard County police were still looking yesterday for a man who attempted to rob a Columbia High's Dairy Store Wednesday night, using a large stick he pulled from a flower bed outside the store as a weapon.One of two employees working at the store in the 5400 block of Lynx Lane in Wilde Lake suffered minor injuries when the man struck him several times with the stick, police said. The employee did not require medical treatment.The man entered the store about 9 p.m. carrying the stick and demanding money.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | April 17, 2014
A 66-year-old man was fatally struck by a car while crossing a road in Westminster late Wednesday, Maryland State Police said. The man, identified as Harry Wesley Dowden Jr., had been struck near the intersection of MD Route 140 and MD Route 27 shortly before 10 p.m. by a Pontiac driven by a woman who had a child passenger. Troopers said Dowden was not crossing in a crosswalk and was wearing dark clothing. The driver remained at the scene and troopers said speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun and Melanie Dzwonchyk, Baltimore Sun Media Group | November 20, 2013
Laurel Police today identified the 19-year-old man struck and killed by a train in Laurel Tuesday evening as Dontay Lamont Owensby, of the 8700 block of Dulwick Court, in South Laurel. He was found dead by authorities at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday along the CSX train tracks near the 800 block of Lafayette Avenue, police said. Police said Owensby's injuries were consistent with being struck by a northbound train, and after initial investigation believe it was an accident. Police said that earlier Tuesday evening, a MARC commuter train operator had filed a suspicious person report after seeing a man, who police said matched Owensby's description, running along the tracks between Bowie Road and the Laurel MARC station.
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By Luke Lavoie, llavoie@tribune.com | October 16, 2013
A Bowie man struck by a co-worker's car in a parking lot in Savage late last week has died as a result of his injuries, Howard County police said Wednesday. Tsung Ming Huo, 59, died Sunday, Oct. 13, after being struck by a car driven by his co-worker, Mang Khawn Pau, 39, of Laurel, on Friday, Oct. 11 in a parking lot located at the 8600 block of Larkin Road, police said. The cause of the incident appears to be driver error, according to police, No charges have been filed against Pau, who called 911, but police said an investigation is ongoing.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | September 4, 2013
An elderly man was killed after he was struck by an MTA bus in Parkville on Wednesday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. The man may have been trying to cross the street when he was struck before 3:30 p.m. at Harford Road near Alden Road, police said. The man was identified as Edward Charles Kohler, 85, of Baltimore. Police said he was crossing Harford Road when he was struck by the bus. The bus remained on the scene. Police are investigating the crash and Harford Road was temporarily closed.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2013
A man was struck and killed by a CSX Corp. train in Lansdowne on Saturday morning, according to Baltimore County Police. Officers were called to train tracks near the intersection of Lansdowne Road and Hammonds Ferry Road shortly after 8 a.m. and found the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Officer Shawn Vinson, a police spokesman. Police concluded the man was struck by the train as it was passing through the area, Vinson said. An investigation into the incident was ongoing as of Saturday afternoon, Vinson said.
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April 17, 2013
Baltimore County Police have identified the 39-year-old man killed Tuesday while performing lawn maintenance at North Charles Street and Old Willow Way in Towson. The victim was identified as Noe Rodriguez Alverto, of Middle River. At 10:53 a.m. Tuesday, police and fire units responded to a call for a pedestrian struck. Police said a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Malinda Johnson, 41, had been traveling northbound on North Charles Street when it struck Alverto. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
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By Richard Irwin | November 1, 2001
Baltimore City Northeastern District Shooting: An unidentified man was shot in the 3000 block of Echodale Ave. about 8 p.m. yesterday and was taken by ambulance to Johns Hopkins Hospital. His condition was not known. Two men, one wearing a werewolf Halloween mask, were being sought. Northern District Theft from vehicle: A cellular phone, cash and credit cards were stolen Tuesday from a Chevrolet Blazer parked in the 2400 block of Cylburn Ave. Robbery: An 85-year-old woman was walking in the 4000 block of Seven Mile Lane about 6 p.m. Tuesday when a man struck her in the face and stole her purse containing cash and property - all valued at $45. The woman was treated at Sinai Hospital and released.
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November 16, 2005
Police Blotter is a sampling of crimes from police reports in Baltimore and Baltimore County. Baltimore Eastern Shooting -- Police responding to a report of a shooting in the 2000 block of N. Washington St. about 11 p.m. Monday found an 18-year-old man sitting on the front steps of a house, bleeding from wounds to his left arm and upper chest. The victim later told police that he and a friend were walking in the 2100 block of N. Wolfe St. when an unknown man shot at them. He was in good condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | April 10, 2013
A 28-year-old Landover man who was struck in the head with a beer bottle before hitting his head on the ground during a fight in the city's Curtis Bay neighborhood early Tuesday has died from his injuries, Baltimore Police said Wednesday. Cyrill Montel Holland, of the 7500 block of Greenleaf Road, was allegedly involved in a fight with several other men in the 1600 block of Cypress Street about 1:48 p.m. when he was assaulted, police said. As police approached the scene, an "unidentified female" warned the men in the fight that the police were approaching and two men "picked [Holland]
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | April 1, 2013
A 49-year-old man is recovering from multiple broken bones and fractures after being struck by a light rail train in North Baltimore on Saturday night, according to a Maryland Transit Administration spokesman. Emergency responders were called to the tracks just south of the Woodberry station about 8:45 p.m. Saturday and found the injured man, who has not been publicly identified, said Terry Owens, administration spokesman. The man had been "walking on or near the tracks" when he was struck by a northbound train, Owens said.
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