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July 14, 2013
Baltimore County Police on Sunday identified a man who was found dead on the train tracks on Hammonds Ferry Road at Lansdowne Road on July 13. Police said Daniel Shock, 33, of an unknown address, had apparently been riding on a CSX freight train passing through the area. Sometime after 8 a.m., he either fell or attempted to get off of the train. Shock was pulled under the train, police said. He was found dead on the tracks and police were notified. Police said his family, from the Newport News area of Virginia, have been notified..
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By Sean Welsh, The Baltimore Sun | August 13, 2014
A light rail train briefly derailed near Oriole Park at Camden Yards Wednesday afternoon, temporarily limiting vehicle and foot traffic from Conway and Howard streets to the east side of the B&O Warehouse. A photo posted on Twitter showed the train jumped the track near the entrance to access road that leads to stadium parking lots at the intersection of Conway and Howard. Cars remained upright. A Maryland Transit Administration spokesperson said 10 people were aboard at the time of the derailment, but nobody was injured.
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | May 3, 2011
One person was hospitalized Monday night after a vehicle rolled off a Baltimore Beltway bridge in eastern Baltimore County and fell on railroad tracks below, according to Maryland State Police. The incident was reported at 10:54 p.m. on Interstate 695 in the area of Route 702, according to police. The train tracks were shut down during the medical response, and the county police crash team was investigating. The victim was being treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 19, 2014
By the time the badly-damaged body of George Thomas McAleer was found near Amtrak train tracks in Rosedale, he'd likely been dead for more than eight hours. McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in the Armistead Gardens neighborhood of Baltimore, was struck by Amtrak Train 181 in Rosedale around 9 a.m. on March 4, Amtrak officials confirmed Tuesday. The operators of the train did not report any collision or trespassers near the tracks at the time, and officials only determined Train 181 struck McAleer after reviewing surveillance footage from multiple trains that operated on the local tracks the day he was found, said Craig Schulz, an Amtrak spokesman.
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December 20, 1992
A truck carrying asphalt overturned yesterday, spilling it contents onto railroad tracks near Sykesville, state police said.The noon accident, near Route 97 and Hoods Mill Road, caused no delays in train service, a spokesman for CSX Transportation Inc. said.A police report was unavailable, and it was unknown whether the truck driver suffered injuries. State police could not provide the driver's name.Don Brannan, the owner and operator of Carroll County Cab, said he saw the truck as it lay on its side near the embankment just before the train tracks.
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By Kris Antonelli and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | June 11, 1996
The sharp blasts of a train's whistle made time stand still for two volunteer firefighters trying to pull an injured man from a smashed car stuck on the railroad tracks in Lansdowne Sunday afternoon."
NEWS
June 25, 2006
Excerpted versions of articles published in The Sun this past week: 2 Harford men die in Joppa wreck Two Harford men died Wednesday when a car and motorcycle collided on Mountain Road at a ramp leading to northbound Interstate 95 in Joppa, state police reported. The car was turning left from Mountain Road onto the ramp about 7 p.m. when it was struck by the speeding motorcycle, police said. The driver and motorcyclist - one from Joppatowne, the other from Havre de Grace - were pronounced dead at the scene.
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By Melody Simmons and Kris Antonelli and Melody Simmons and Kris Antonelli,SUN STAFF | May 9, 1997
A Missouri man whose tractor-trailer rig was slammed by a freight train yesterday as he tried to turn the truck around on train tracks in Rosedale was in serious but stable condition last night at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, police said.Police said Steven Potter, 40, of St. Peters, Mo., crawled from his demolished rig and sought help after the accident at 9: 20 a.m. in an industrial park at Todds Lane and Pulaski Highway.The operator of the CSX Transportation train, Charles Moffett, 56, of Kingsville was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center after the accident, complaining of chest pains.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2013
A 10-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by an Amtrak train in Essex on Sunday, Baltimore County police said Monday. The boy was taken by his father to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center before medics could arrive, and police on Sunday were able to confirm only that a child had been struck by the train and that detectives were working to find where the boy was taken. The boy's father, Randolph L. Smith, told police his son had been injured after falling off playground equipment, police said.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 19, 2014
By the time the badly-damaged body of George Thomas McAleer was found near Amtrak train tracks in Rosedale, he'd likely been dead for more than eight hours. McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in the Armistead Gardens neighborhood of Baltimore, was struck by Amtrak Train 181 in Rosedale around 9 a.m. on March 4, Amtrak officials confirmed Tuesday. The operators of the train did not report any collision or trespassers near the tracks at the time, and officials only determined Train 181 struck McAleer after reviewing surveillance footage from multiple trains that operated on the local tracks the day he was found, said Craig Schulz, an Amtrak spokesman.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2014
All Amtrak and MARC rail service between Baltimore and Wilmington was suspended for several hours Tuesday evening after a man was killed on train tracks in Rosedale, rail and police officials said. Baltimore County Police identified the man on Wednesday as George Thomas McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in Baltimore. Police believe the man failed to hear the train coming toward him at a high rate of speed after a stolen ATV in his possession "broke down on him next to the tracks just prior to the accident.
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By Andrew Conrad, aconrad@tribune.com | February 16, 2014
Relax everyone, Tara is OK. She was hiding in a cage at the prison. Daryl, Carol, Glenn, Maggie, Beth, Tyreese, Judith, Lizzie and Mika are all OK, too. Last week's midseason premiere followed the path of Rick and Carl as they got their wits about them after the fall of the prison, and also Michonne as she had a vision quest. This week's episode, ironically called "Inmates," caught up with everyone else, so it was good for those of you with limited attention spans. We first see that Daryl and Beth are OK, so I'm sure all of the ladies out there had a big sigh of relief when they saw that that big hunk Daryl was still alive!
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2013
A 10-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by an Amtrak train in Essex on Sunday, Baltimore County police said Monday. The boy was taken by his father to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center before medics could arrive, and police on Sunday were able to confirm only that a child had been struck by the train and that detectives were working to find where the boy was taken. The boy's father, Randolph L. Smith, told police his son had been injured after falling off playground equipment, police said.
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July 14, 2013
Baltimore County Police on Sunday identified a man who was found dead on the train tracks on Hammonds Ferry Road at Lansdowne Road on July 13. Police said Daniel Shock, 33, of an unknown address, had apparently been riding on a CSX freight train passing through the area. Sometime after 8 a.m., he either fell or attempted to get off of the train. Shock was pulled under the train, police said. He was found dead on the tracks and police were notified. Police said his family, from the Newport News area of Virginia, have been notified..
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By Andrea Siegel, Jon Meoli and Alison Knezevich, Baltimore Sun Media Group | May 28, 2013
The explosion blasted out the windows at Shepherd Electric Supply as pieces of the ceiling rained down and the building groaned. Roger Sampson, an employee, had lived in earthquake-prone Los Angeles for eight years and felt a quake shake Maryland two years ago. But Tuesday afternoon, when a freight train and a truck carrying garbage collided in Rosedale just blocks from the warehouse, was different. Workers in the building in the 7400 block of Pulaski Highway were shaking with fear, Sampson said, and he saw a few of his co-workers bleeding, one from the neck, after being hit by glass.
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By Peter Hermann, The Baltimore Sun | March 15, 2012
Baltimore police issued a formal report Thursday agreeing to carry out recommendations from an independent commission that gave a stinging assessment of last year's Select Lounge shooting, in which a plainclothes officer was mistakenly shot and killed by his colleagues. The 102-page response details promises made by the police commissioner in November to prevent another shooting like the one that killed Officer William H. Torbit and a civilian, and wounded several bystanders in the midst of a chaotic, unruly crowd.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 5, 2014
All Amtrak and MARC rail service between Baltimore and Wilmington was suspended for several hours Tuesday evening after a man was killed on train tracks in Rosedale, rail and police officials said. Baltimore County Police identified the man on Wednesday as George Thomas McAleer, 26, of the 1100 block of Quantril Way in Baltimore. Police believe the man failed to hear the train coming toward him at a high rate of speed after a stolen ATV in his possession "broke down on him next to the tracks just prior to the accident.
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By Ellie Baublitz and Ellie Baublitz,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | November 10, 1995
"Downtown" Woodbine is looking up.A tiny brick building on Woodbine Road by the train tracks has been transformed from an ivy-covered derelict office with broken windows and sagging roof into a craft shop called Lil' Depot.Owned and operated by two sisters, Dotty Cook and Kerry Liptrap, the shop offers a cheerful step into the past of a crossroads that once was a thriving town."It's a busy area and it's a nice community," said Ms. Liptrap of Catonsville. "A lot of people have said they saw the place being fixed up and wanted to stop and see what it was."
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By Liz F. Kay, The Baltimore Sun | May 3, 2011
One person was hospitalized Monday night after a vehicle rolled off a Baltimore Beltway bridge in eastern Baltimore County and fell on railroad tracks below, according to Maryland State Police. The incident was reported at 10:54 p.m. on Interstate 695 in the area of Route 702, according to police. The train tracks were shut down during the medical response, and the county police crash team was investigating. The victim was being treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore.
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By Yeganeh June Torbati, The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2011
A pedestrian attempting to catch a morning train to Washington was fatally struck by it this morning in Gaithersburg, police reported. An 81-year-old man was trying to cross the train tracks shortly before 8 a.m. at the South Summit Ave. train crossing to catch MARC train 878 when the train clipped him, said Angela Cruz, a spokeswoman for Montgomery County police. The Associated Press reported trains were delayed 2 1/2 hours. Passengers were bused to Shady Grove and their MARC tickets were honored, said Dave Clark, a spokesman for the Maryland Transit Administration.
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