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A devastating crash in Dundalk Thursday night took the lives of two young women and left two young men in critical condition. 

Brittany Nicole Walker, 22, of the 400 block of Torner Road, 21221; and 20-year-old Gabrielle Pitts of the 7300 block of Chesapeake Road, 21220, were killed instantly when the Honda Prelude in which they were passengers was struck from behind by another vehicle.

The driver of the Prelude, Brandon Ardell Tsioumas, 21, of the 7500 block of Westfield Road, 21222; and the front-seat passenger, Jeff O'Connor, 20, of the 6900 block of Connelly Street, 21224,  remain in critical condition at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. 

Police responded to the crash on North Point Boulevard at Baltimore Street at 8:08 p.m.  The initial investigation reveals that the 1997 Honda Prelude was stopped at a red light, waiting to turn left onto Baltimore Street, when it was struck in the rear by a 2001 Ford Windstar van driven by Jason Robert Vance,33, of the 2500 block of Welsh Avenue, 21219.  The impact was so severe that Walker and Pitts, both rear seat passengers in the Honda, were killed instantly. 

Twelve Baltimore County Fire and EMS units responded to this scene. Fire rescue crews extricated all of the occupants in less than 20 minutes.

The driver of the van, Vance, and his passenger, Terrance Garcia, 20, of the 7300 block of Hughes Ave, 21219, both suffered minor injuries and were treated and released at the scene. 

Baltimore County crash investigators confirmed that neither drugs nor alcohol are factors in this fatal crash. The investigation is ongoing.

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a crash in Randallstown Thursday night that left one person deceased.

On May 1 at 10:51 p.m., Baltimore County Police and Fire personnel responded to Liberty Road and Chapman Road for a serious accident involving a pedestrian.

The initial investigation into this incident has indicated that a pedestrian wearing dark clothing was crossing a darkened area of Liberty Road from the south side to the north side. A BMW was traveling westbound on Liberty Road and struck the pedestrian when the pedestrian stepped into the vehicle's path. The pedestrian was thrown into an eastbound lane of Liberty Road and struck a second time by a Mitsubishi Eclipse traveling eastbound on Liberty Road.

The BMW remained at the scene. The driver of the Mitsubishi Eclipse continued home, and then contacted police.

The pedestrian was declared deceased at the scene by medical personnel. He has been identified as 18-year-old Caleb Aaron Moulton of the 3900 block of Noyes Circle, 21133.

This incident remains under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Department Crash Team. When the Crash Team is done their investigation, the report will be presented to the Baltimore County State's Attorney's Office. The State's Attorney's Office will review the report and decide if any charges will be brought.

Update (January 8): The victim has been identified as Jason Andrew Meisenhalder, 40, of the unit block of Cedar Drive, 21220.

Baltimore County Police are investigating the death of a male found in Rocky Point Park in the Essex Precinct.

On January 7, at about 4:30 p.m., police were dispatched to the 2200 block of Rocky Point Road for a check on subject call. Officers found a man lying on the ground. Detectives were notified and responded to investigate.

Police do not suspect foul play, but a final ruling on cause and manner of death will be made by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner following an autopsy.

The victim is not being identified at this time.

Contact Police

Baltimore County Police are asking anyone with  information about this incident to contact them at 410-307-2020.

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