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A pedestrian was injured in front of an Owings Mills Walmart Sunday night after being struck by a car on the parking lot.

The preliminary investigation has revealed at around 6:15 p.m. a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze was driving in the parking lot of the Walmart located at 9750 Reisterstown Road. The driver of the Chevrolet Cruze struck a 2014 Nissan Sentra, causing only minor damage, then continued toward the Walmart building where it struck a female pedestrian, throwing her several feet from the vehicle. The Chevy Cruze continued forward, striking the front of the Walmart building.

The driver of the Chevrolet Cruze, who may have been experiencing a medical emergency, was transported by medic to a local hospital for treatment. The pedestrian was transported by air to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team continues to investigate this incident.

On May 20, 2017 just before 4:30 p.m., Baltimore County Police responded to a crash at Falls Road near Brick Store Road. Investigators determined that an Acura RDX was traveling northbound on Falls Road when the car left the roadway, struck a fence, then rolled several times. The driver was the only occupant inside the car. Mr. Jehu Cortez-Rogel, 31 was pronounced deceased at the scene by Baltimore County Fire Department personnel.

On April 17, 2017, just before 6:00 a.m., Baltimore County Police were called for a crash on Pulaski Highway near the intersection of Batavia Farm Road. Officers determined that a 2005 Ford Excursion was traveling westbound on Pulaski Highway when the vehicle left the road.

The vehicle came to rest in the 8200-block of Pulaski Highway. The driver was later pronounced deceased. He has been identified as Wayne Alan Thompson, 40, of the 1200-block of Neighbors Avenue, 21237. Investigators will continue to determine the circumstances leading up to this crash. 

Revised September 27, 2016