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UPDATE (September 21, 2016  10:11 a.m.):

Investigators with the Baltimore County Police Crash Team are continuing to investigate a deadly hit and run accident on August 23 in Dundalk.

Just before 1 a.m. on August 23, 23-year-old Keith Curtis Tawney was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. A vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck Tawney and fled. Tawney died at the scene.

Investigators believe that the suspect vehicle may have some damage to the front end including the headlamp, hood, and fender areas.

Crash Team investigators are working hard to identify the person responsible for this incident, but they need the public’s help. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Original release (August 23, 2016  12:07 p.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a hit and run crash in Dundalk early this morning  that left a man deceased.

The investigation has indicated that at approximately 12:50 a.m., a pedestrian was in a south-bound lane of North Point Boulevard south of Cove Road. An unknown vehicle that had been traveling south-bound on North Point Boulevard struck the pedestrian and left the scene. The vehicle may have some damage to the front end including the headlamp, hood, and fender areas.

The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 23-year-old Keith Curtis Tawney of the 2500 block of Lodge Forrest Drive 21219.

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

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call police at 410-307-2020.

Original release (September 12, 2016  3:58 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police are investigating a Monday afternoon crash on Eastern Boulevard involving a tractor trailer.

The preliminary investigation into the crash has indicated that around 1:14 p.m., a tractor trailer was exiting off of Route 702 to go west-bound Eastern Boulevard. Instead of heading west-bound on Eastern Boulevard, the tractor trailer crossed the west-bound lanes, crossed the median, and crossed east-bound Eastern Boulevard before coming to a stop. The driver of the tractor trailer was taken to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive.

The tractor trailer did not hit any other vehicles.

East-bound Eastern Boulevard is closed at Route 702. The west-bound lanes are open.

This crash is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. That investigation is expected to take several weeks.

UPDATE (August 30, 2016  7:56 a.m.):

The Baltimore County Police Department has identified the bicyclist who died after colliding with a pickup truck in Upperco Friday afternoon as 42-year-old Christopher Ruffin Elliott of the 5800 block of Western Run Boulevard 21215.

The preliminary investigation into this crash has indicated that around 3:46 p.m. on August 26, Elliott was riding a bicycle, traveling east-bound on Dover Road. He moved to make a right turn onto south-bound Byerly Road, lost control, and struck a 2017 Ford F550 truck that was stopped at a stop sign on north-bound Byerly Road at the intersection with Dover Road. Elliott was declared deceased at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team. 

UPDATE (August 26, 2016  8:59 p.m.):

The preliminary investigation into this crash has indicated that the bicycle was traveling east-bound on Dover Road. It moved to make a right turn onto south-bound Byerly Road, lost control, and struck a Ford truck that was stopped at a stop sign on north-bound Byerly Road at the intersection with Dover Road.

The bicyclist died at the scene. His name will be released after notification of next-of-kin.

The crash remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

Original release (August 26, 2016  5:32 p.m.):

A crash this afternoon in Upperco has left a bicyclist deceased.

The preliminary investigation has indicated that a pickup truck and a bicycle collided in the 15500 block of Dover Road 21155 around 3:46 p.m. The man riding the bicycle was declared deceased at the scene. The pickup truck remained at the scene.

This crash is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Crash Team.

 
 

Revised September 27, 2016