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December 17, 2001
An 82-year-old Allegany County man was fatally struck by a car early yesterday as he walked along railroad tracks in his hometown of Westernport, state police reported. Police said the victim, Marvin Zais Sr., was struck at a rail crossing on Route 36 by a southbound Oldsmobile Cutlass driven by Richard Davis, 40, of LaVale. Zais stepped in front of the car, police said.
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | September 1, 2014
A car rammed into a Howard County doughnut shop Monday evening, seriously injuring two people. A photo posted by the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services showed a dark-colored sport utility vehicle inside the Dunkin Donuts at 8455 Baltimore National Pike in Ellicott City. According to the department, the car struck two men, ages 36 and 44, shortly after 5:30 p.m. as they were standing outside the doughnut shop, and pushed them into the storefront. They were taken by ambulance to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where they were listed in serious but stable condition.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 21, 1999
A United Parcel Service driver was struck by a car yesterday on Route 31 outside Westminster while walking to deliver a package, state police said.Robert A. Burman Jr., 25, of Delta, Pa., was delivering a package to a home in the 700 block of Old New Windsor Road, just west of Fenby Farm Road, shortly after noon when an eastbound Pontiac Firebird struck him, said Trooper Christina Becker.Burman was in serious condition last night at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, a hospital spokeswoman said.
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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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April 11, 1995
A Baltimore man suffered head injuries when he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle in Clarksville Saturday afternoon, Howard County police said.Robert Moore of the 200 block of Longwood Road was taken by ambulance to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore Saturday after being struck on Trotter Road at 12:20 p.m. He was listed in serious condition, police said.The driver, Karen Goertler of the 12600 block of Golden Oak Drive in Ellicott City was not injured.Ms. Goertler did not appear to be at fault, police said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 13, 1998
A woman and the nephew she was walking home from Edmondson Heights Elementary School were struck by a car yesterday while crossing a street in Woodlawn, said a Baltimore County police spokesman.Bill Toohey said Grace Agnes Mitchell, 37, and EmmanuelJefferies, 4, both of the 1500 block of N. Forest Park Ave. in Woodlawn, were crossing Kirkwood Road from Sunset Avenue about 3: 20 p.m. when they were struck by a car driven by a year-old girl, whose name was not released.Toohey said Mitchell, who was thrown onto the car's hood, was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where she was in stable condition.
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By From Staff Reports | June 1, 1995
An 8-year-old boy died of his injuries after being struck yesterday by a car when he darted into a street near his home in East Baltimore, police said.Christopher Casto ran into the street from between two parked cars about 7:50 a.m. and was hit by a 1987 Ford Escort traveling east in the 3000 block of E. Baltimore St., police said.Christopher was pronounced dead about 6:40 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.Police said the state's attorney's office will review the case to determine if charges will be brought against the driver.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,Sun Staff Writer | June 15, 1994
BALTIMORE -- A resident of the Chinquapin-Belvedere community was killed last night when she was struck by a car while attempting to cross East Northern Parkway near her home, city police said.Officer Joseph Johnson of the city police traffic investigation section said Geraldine Richardson, 52, of the 800 block of Reverdy Road, was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the 10 p.m. incident.Damon Bracey, 21, of the first block of Comet Court, the driver of the 1990 Honda Accord that struck the woman, told Officer Johnson he saw the woman crossing in front of him and that he slowed down and entered the fast lane to avoid hitting her but was unable to do so.Officer Johnson said it appeared pedestrian error had contributed to the woman's death and that no charges were placed against Mr. Bracey.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | July 17, 2005
A five-year city police officer was recovering from non-life- threatening injuries at Maryland Shock Trauma Center last night after he was struck yesterday evening by a stolen car in a gas station parking lot in East Baltimore. The officer, who was identified only as Officer Mendez by police spokesman Donny Moses, was assisting in an arrest. An unmarked police car was following a black Toyota Camry, stolen in Howard County, about 5:30 p.m. when the car pulled into the gas station at Orleans and Washington streets.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | January 6, 2005
An Anne Arundel County police officer was injured Tuesday evening when a car struck him as he tried to help a crash victim on Route 97, police said yesterday. Officer Donald Wilson, 35, a Western District patrolman, was taken by ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, said Sgt. Shawn Urbas, a police spokesman. He was released early yesterday, hospital officials said. Wilson had stopped his cruiser along the median strip to help Ronald Simms, 40, of Annapolis, the driver of a car that had spun out and crashed shortly before 7:30 p.m., Urbas said.
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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 Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun | April 13, 2014
A car crash involving three vehicles late Saturday in Edgewater injured several people, Anne Arundel County police said. The crash occurred about 10 p.m. Saturday at Solomon's Island Road and Virgina Avenue, police said. Police did not disclose the exact number of people injured but said their injuries were not life threatening. Some of those injured were taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. The police officers are currently investigating what caused the crash.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | March 25, 2014
A 12-year-old girl was in stable condition after being struck by a car in Annapolis on Monday afternoon, police said. The girl was crossing in a marked crosswalk at Hilltop Lane and Farragut Court at 3:15 p.m. when a passing car swerved onto the shoulder and struck her. Two other cars had come to a stop at the intersection, which has no stop sign or stop light but has markers to indicate cars should stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk. The girl was flown to Johns Hopkins Hospital and was in stable condition, police said.
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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | January 1, 2014
A Baltimore woman died Tuesday night after she was struck by a car near her home in Rosedale, police said. Tasia Nicole Henley, 28, was walking in the 5600 block of Belair Road shortly after 10 p.m. when she struck by the Chevrolet Malibu, police said. Henley, of 4515 White Ave., was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 10:57 p.m., police said. Police did not release the name of the driver. The incident remains under investigation. matthew.brown@baltsun.com twitter.com/matthewhaybrown
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By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun | December 6, 2013
A 79-year-old man was critically injured Friday afternoon when he was struck by a car while walking in Columbia, Howard County Police said. Yechao Qian of the 7000 block of Cradlerock Way in Columbia was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center after being struck by a car just before 5 p.m., police said. A 2004 Honda Civic was westbound on Cradlerock Way at Dockside Lane when it struck Qian, police said. The driver, who remained at the scene and was not injured, is Kelly Lynn Weir, 47, of the 5400 block of Hildebrand Court in Columbia, police said.
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By Susan Reimer, The Baltimore Sun | July 7, 2013
A young bear was struck by a motorist Sunday morning after it ran onto Interstate-270 near Father Hurley in Montgomery County. After being discovered in nearby woods by police, the bear was put down because of the severity of its injuries, police said. Cpl. Frank Corn of the Montgomery County police Germantown barrack said several motorists called police to report seeing the bear along the highway Sunday morning. However, by the time police arrived it had been struck by a Jeep Cherokee traveling southbound and had limped into the woods.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | May 20, 2013
A 67-year-old woman struck by a car Saturday night in Parkville died of her injuries early Monday morning, Baltimore County police said. Police identified the woman as Sharon Marie Bialek of Baltimore. Bialek was crossing Putty Hill Avenue on foot in a crosswalk near Harford Road at around 9:30 p.m. with her husband Robert Bialek, 71, when a 2004 Toyota Tacoma turning onto Harford Road hit them, police said. The driver, a 59-year-old man, remained at the scene. Both pedestrians were taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center with potentially life-threatening injuries.
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