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Date: Mar 3, 2017

UPDATE (March 3, 2017 4:12 p.m.):

The driver of a truck that lost control on Wilson Point Road and rolled over, ejecting both the driver and a passenger, has died.

Christopher Andrew Fike (23), of the 1200 block of 2nd Road in Middle River, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased late Monday night, February 27.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.

Original Release (February 24, 2017 11:07 a.m.):

One man is dead and another in critical condition after the truck they were in flipped over and ejected both the driver and the passenger. 

The truck, a 1994 Chevrolet C/K 1500, was traveling southbound on Wilson Point Road near Alder Drive in Essex precinct around 11:24 p.m. last night when the driver lost control, struck multiple parked cars, and rolled over. Both occupants, who police believe were not wearing seat belts, were ejected from the truck. 

Police responded and found the passenger to be deceased at the scene. He is identified as Bryan Derek Mast (28) of the 1200 block of 4th Road in Middle River. 

The driver, a 23-year-old man, was transported to an area hospital where he remains in critical condition. 

This incident continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team. 

A Baltimore County School Crossing Guard was struck by a motorist this morning after escorting children across busy York Road.

Officers of the Baltimore County Crash Team responded to York Road at Stevenson Lane around 7:47 a.m. after the guard, who was in the crosswalk moving from the west side to the east side of York Road, was struck by a car making a right turn from eastbound Stevenson Lane onto southbound York Road. There were no students present in the crosswalk at the time of the crash.

The crossing guard, who has not been identified, was transported to an area hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.  The driver of the vehicle did stop and remain at the scene.

This incident continues to be investigated by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.

Police are asking for assistance from the public in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for thousands of dollars in damage to residents' doors and windows last weekend.

Between Friday night, February 24 and Sunday morning, February 26, the Essex precinct received 26 reports of property damage in the form of vehicle windows, storm doors, sliding glass doors, and a few business' front windows being shot out by someone with a pellet gun. The Dundalk precinct experienced a similar situation, with 34 calls for broken car windows, storm doors, and even the front window of a McDonald's on North Point Boulevard, also attributed to the use of a pellet gun.

The suspect(s) struck mostly during the overnight hours on Friday and Saturday night. Police warn residents this weekend to stay alert and report any suspicious vehicles or persons they see immediately by dialing 9-1-1.

Anyone who may have information regarding any of these crimes is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Anyone with information on this case can also submit a tip to Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP. For more information on other ways to contact Metro Crime Stoppers, as well as information on rewards offered by or through them, check their website at www.metrocrimestoppers.org. Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses. Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message, or online.

The Investigative Service Units at Precincts 11 and 12 continue to investigate these crimes.

 
 
Revised September 27, 2016