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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. 

Just before 5:30 p.m. on April 12, 2017, Baltimore County Police responded to a crash at the intersection of South Taylor Avenue and Delaware Avenue in Essex. Investigators determined that a 2003 Harley Davidson Sportster motorcycle was traveling westbound on Delaware Avenue when it struck the driver's side of a 2007 Jeep Commander traveling southbound on South Taylor Avenue. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. The motorcycle driver has been identified as Franklin Sanders, Jr., 52, of the 600-block of Virginia Avenue, 21221. The driver of the Jeep Commander was transported to MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. His condition is unknown at this time. The driver of the Jeep Commander has been identified as Duane Hyer, 46, of the 400-block of South Taylor Avenue, 21221. Baltimore County Police continue to investigate this fatal crash at this time. 

One man is dead after crossing into oncoming traffic on McDonogh Road in Owings Mills Saturday afternoon.

At approximately 1:45 p.m. the driver of a 1998 Subaru Forester was traveling westbound on McDonogh Road near Woods Road when it crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2015 Chevrolet Traverse.

The driver of the Chevrolet was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the Subaru was pronounced deceased at the scene and has been identified as Matthew James Reardon (26) of the 4000 block of Ashforth Way in Owings Mills. 

This crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Crash Investigation Team.

Revised September 27, 2016